A serving police officer has died.
Police Sergeant Andy Pailor, who was 45, died after a short illness at Noble’s Hospital on Monday surrounded by his family.
A police force spokeman said he was ‘known to many as a friend, colleague and police officer’.
He added: ‘Most importantly he was a loving husband to Allyson and a loving dad to Francesca and Ben.’
Andy joined the force in 1998 and worked in a number of departments and most recently was a force incident manager in the emergency services joint control room.
Funeral arrangements are to be released soon.
Force flags will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect.