Man found dead in parked car at Tesco supermarket

Police believe the 73-year-old took ill at the wheel at the Tesco store in Aberdeen.

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Police are investigating the circumstances of a man's death in a Tesco car park.

A 73-year-old man died in his car in an Aberdeen supermarket car park after apparently taking ill at the wheel.

Police and paramedics were called to the car park at the Tesco store in Rousay Drive at about 3.10pm on Sunday but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police sergeant Chris Smith said: “We are working to establish the exact circumstances at this time and although we believe that the man has taken ill at the wheel, we are asking any witnesses to come forward.

“I would urge anyone who saw the blue Nissan Micra being driven in the car park around 3pm on Sunday afternoon to contact us.

“We would also ask anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward.

“Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting reference number 2121 of Sunday, January 24.”