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Ballajura man’s death investigated

WA Police are investigating after a man, who later died, stopped breathing while police officers were removing him from Ballajura home. 

On Monday a police spokeswoman said the 34-year-old man had died in hospital overnight. 

Just after 6am on Friday, June 29 police were called to an incident at a residence in Yosemite Loop. 

St John Ambulance said that they had also been called to the same address.

A police spokesman said upon arrival the police officers located a man inside the residence. 

“Due to the man’s erratic behaviour he was being removed from the residence when for an unknown reason he stopped breathing,’’ he said.

“The police officers immediately provided emergency first aid, performing CPR on the man until the arrival of St John Ambulance personnel.’’

The man was taken to Royal Perth Hospital in a critical condition.

The incident is being investigated as a critical incident and is being overseen by the homicide squad and internal affairs Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Yosemite Loop area between 5.30am and 6.00am this morning, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

About Anita

Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

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