The emergency services were called at around noon on Friday after a man was lying collapsed at an entrance to the De Brouckere metro station. When they arrived they discovered that the man had already died. The police cordoned off part of the metro station.
The Brussels Judicial Authorities report that a police surgeon was sent to the scene and an investigation into the cause of the man’s death is currently under way. An autopsy will be carried out on the dead man’s body.