Man dies in police custody in Westwood

Man dies in police custody in Westwood (WKRC)

WESTWOOD, Ohio (WKRC) - Police say that a man in his 20s died while in police custody on Wednesday night.

Police were called to a scene on Montana Avenue for an altercation report. Officers located a suspect and placed him under arrest.

While being escorted to a cruiser, the man collapsed.

Fire/EMS worked to resuscitate the man for 30 minutes before pronouncing him dead.

Officers said there was no force used and that the man had surrendered peacefully.

He collapsed without noticeable cause.

The investigation is ongoing.


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