UPDATE: Harrogate man who died outsidePolice station named.

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tis The exterior of the new Police Station. (120509M1i)

The man who died folowing an incident outsite Harrogate Police station on Sunday April 28 has been named as Paul Herbert Metson.

The 69-year-old from Harrogate was found dead in the visitor car park of the Police station by an officer at around 4:20pm.

It is believed the man drove a Renault car into the car park and shot himself.

Police have confirmed that a firearm was recovered from the scene of the incident.

An inquest was opened and adjourned in Harrogate on Wednesday May 1.