Milwaukee police: 53-year-old man dies while in protective custody, as he was being treated
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say a man died while in protective custody as he was receiving medical treatment on Wednesday night, October 7th at a home on the city’s north side.
Police say officers were called out to a disturbance at a home near 70th and Locust around 8:30 p.m.
Shortly after taking the 53-year-old man into protective custody, officers recognized he was in medical distress, and medical attention was summoned immediately, police say.
The Milwaukee Fire Department arrived at the scene.
The man was pronounced dead while undergoing treatment at the scene.
Per state law, an outside agency will handle this investigation.
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