A man was found dead in the customer toilet of Tesco superstore. He was in his 30s and police is yet to find out the cause of his death.
Following the discovery of the dead body the supermarket was evacuated and hundreds of shoppers were forced to run into the car park area.
Paramedics reached to the scene immediately after getting the information but fail to revive the man.
Police officers said they are not treating the death with suspicious angle and has been referred to the coroner.
According to a report in Birmingham Mail, the incident occurred at around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday at the Tesco supermarket in Coleshill Road, Hodge Hill in Birmingham.
About an hour was left for the store to close for the evening when the man was discovered dead inside a toilet.
A shopper who was inside the store when the announcement of evacuation was made said a big circle was formed around the toilet of store staff, police and paramedics.
The customer said, “The checkouts were turned off and the police were helping staff empty the store… The police were there until late and later I saw forensics officers going up.”
A statement was released by West Midlands Police and it revealed they were called by the ambulance service of the store with information of a man found collapsed in the toilet. The man was taken to hospital immediately and despite medical effort he could not be revived.
A Tesco spokesperson said they are saddened that a customer died in store toilet.