Rushden and Diamonds : Death of goalkeeper, 24, not suspicious

The death of a 24-year-old non-league footballer is not being treated as suspicious, police said today.

Rushden and Diamonds goalkeeper Dale Roberts died yesterday, the club announced.

His body was found at his home in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, police said.

It has not yet been revealed how he died but today Northamptonshire Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

A spokesman said: "We have been notified of the sudden death of Rushden and Diamonds footballer Dale Roberts, aged 24.

"There are no suspicious circumstances in relation to his death and a report is being prepared for the coroner."

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