Police and paramedics were called after a man died at a North Staffordshire property.
The emergency services raced to Lake Road in Rudyard shortly before 1pm on Wednesday to reports of a ‘medical emergency’.
Sadly, nothing could be done to save the man’s life.
A file is now being prepared for the coroner’s office.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 12.53pm on Wednesday to reports of a medical emergency at an address in Lake Road, Rudyard.
“We sent two ambulances to the scene. On arrival, crews found one patient, a man.
“Sadly nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”
Police officers confirmed the death is not being treated as supicious.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “We received a call at about 1.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 9 December) from ambulance crews who had attended an address on Lake Road, Rudyard.
“A man in his 40s had suffered a cardiac arrest and had sadly died. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for HM Coroner.”