Man Dies While In Custody Of Little Rock Police

Aug 5, 2016

Police at the scene of where a suspect was apprehended who later died in custody.
Credit KATV, Channel 7 News

Authorities are investigating after a man died while in custody of Little Rock police.

Little Rock police Lt. Steven McClanahan says the death happened after officers responded to a report of a suspicious person at an address in southwest Little Rock Thursday night. McClanahan says officers located a suspect, who later died in police custody.

Police have not identified the man or released the circumstances of his death. McClanahan says more details will be released later Friday.