Police: Man loses consciousness mid-arrest, dies in hospital

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:34pm

EL PASO — A man wanted for a felony warrant loses consciousness amid a 'drunk disturbace' call police responded to Thursday evening.

According to initial reports, police were called to a northeast home because a male suspect was high on cocaine. During the investigation, police learned the suspect had a felony warrant for assault charges. Police said the man lost consciousness in the process and was taken to William Beaumont Army Medical Center where he later died.

Investigators are now looking into the case, and are awating toxicology reports.


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