NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Connecticut state’s attorney is investigating the death of a Stamford man who died in police custody.
Police body cameras show the incident from Oct. 23 when investigators say Stamford Police officers showed up at the home of 23-year-old Steven Barrier to check on a domestic violence complaint.READ MORE: NYPD: Man With Kids Seen On Video Robbing Frozen Yogurt Shop In Queens
Police say Barrier took off, running through several backyards around the area of West Avenue.
Investigators say when police finally caught barrier and arrested him he was out of breath and said he was tired.READ MORE: NYC 'Summer Rising' Program Combines School And Camp Opportunities
Police say on the way to the station Barrier was asking for air.
The officers say they rolled down the windows, but when they arrived he was unconscious.
He was then taken to the hospital where he died.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations Suspended Across Tri-State As Federal Health Officials Investigate Rare Blood Clots
An initial autopsy found no evidence of injuries to Barrier.