A MAN has been found dead inside a city centre hotel.

Police, paramedics and a fire officer were all called to the Hotel Indigo, in Walmgate, York, at 2.30pm on Saturday when staff became concerned about a guest.

When paramedics arrived he was found unconscious and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He is believed to be aged in his 40s and from York.

A police spokesman said: "Upon arrival officers found the body of a middle-aged man in one of the bedrooms. Ambulance crews attended but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing, but there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death."

A spokeswoman for Yorkshire Ambulance Service added: "We were called at 2.30pm to reports of a male unconscious and not breathing at Hotel Indigo.

"We sent an emergency care practitoner and one of our heart cars. We were joined there by the fire service and police."

A spokesman for the hotel said police were investigating and he declined to make any further comment.