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August 21, 2006
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R.I. man dies in police custody shortly after arrest

The Associated Press
 
WOONSOCKET, R.I.- A 41-year-old Woonsocket man dies in police custody shortly after he is arrested for disorderly conduct.

Police say the man was arrested at his home early Sunday following a fight with his wife and 19-year-old son.

Police Chief Michael Houle says the man died in the station's booking area within 90 minutes of his arrest.

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State police Major Steven O'Donnell says the man was taken to Landmark Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 4:45 a-m.  State police are investigating his death.






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