NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police say a 51-year-old man has died after being found unconscious in his jail cell.
A spokesman for the New York Police Department says the man was found unresponsive in his cell at a police station on the Upper East Side at about 10 a.m. Sunday. He was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.
The NYPD’s internal affairs bureau is investigating. The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death.
The man has not been identified pending proper family notification.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- 6/25 CBS2 Sunday Morning Weather Headlines
- 5-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Farmers Market In Glendale, Queens
- Cops: Couple Critically Wounded In Drive-By Shooting After Leaving Baby Shower In Queens
- CBS2 EXCLUSIVE: Babylon Town Employee Under Fire For Derogatory Facebook Post Says He Was Hacked
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)