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
- Cars Damaged In Suffolk County As Man Drags Fallen Tree Behind Truck
- Weather Snags LIRR Lines Across System; Penn Station Briefly Shut Down
- PHOTOS: 2016 Democratic National Convention: Night 1
- Sanders: Hillary Clinton ‘Must Become The Next President’
(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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.)