Humberside Police confirm tragic death of serving Bridlington officer

Humberside Police have announced the death of a popular sergeant who worked in Bridlington.

Monday, 13th April 2020, 3:38 pm
Updated Monday, 13th April 2020, 3:53 pm
Sgt Simon Marshall

Sgt Simon Marshall died on April 11 after a long battle with cancer.

He was a patrol sergeant in Bridlington and continued to serve in the town after his diagnosis in 2016.

Simon was married to wife Beth and they have two daughters, Isabelle and Libby.

Humberside Police's chief constable Lee Freeman said: “Simon was a much-loved and respected colleague and friend. Despite Simon’s diagnosis in late 2016 he continued to serve as an active officer until his passing, demonstrating his incredible courage and bravery.

“Despite Simon’s ongoing battles with the effects of his illness and the treatment he was undergoing, he continued to deliver an outstanding service to his much-loved community of Bridlington and the people of Humberside. Simon would never shy away from a challenge, leading on serious investigations and complex problem-solving projects throughout.

“Simon always found time to support colleagues regardless of his own position, passing on his wisdom and experience.

“Our thoughts are with his wife Beth, daughters Isabelle and Libby, his family, friends and colleagues.”