Ronald Singleton’s death was ruled a homicide on Friday, and “physical restrain by police” was deemed a factor, along severe intoxication from the hallucinogenic drug PCP.
Ronald Singleton, who was not under arrest, went into cardiac arrest in the ambulance and was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.
The Long Island father, Ja Mail Lewis of Freeport, police claim, admitted he’d been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana laced with PCP.
A Staten Island man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming seven police officers beat and sexually assaulted him during a drug bust in February.