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Investigators Examining Death Of Man In Prince George, B.C., Jail

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 22 Nov, 2016 10:09 AM
     
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — An investigation has been launched into the death of a man found unresponsive in a jail cell in Prince George, B.C.
     
    RCMP say officers responded Sunday night to reports of an intoxicated man causing a disturbance.
     
    He was arrested and taken to the police detachment, where he was placed into a cell.
     
    RCMP say the unidentified man was found unresponsive during a check at about 2 a.m. Monday and that emergency crews were called.
     
    Paramedics took over resuscitation efforts but the man was pronounced dead shortly before 3 a.m.
     
    The Independent Investigations Office is now looking into the case in an effort to determine whether there is a connection between police actions and the man's death.

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