Ex-police chief dies while being arrested in Pa.

The ex-chief went into cardiac arrest after being subdued for punching a man


The Philadelphia Inquirer

WASHINGTON, Pa. — A former police chief in the Pittsburgh suburbs died after struggling with officers who were trying to arrest him in another community.

Authorities said onetime Rankin chief Darryl Briston died late Saturday after trying to flee police and security at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino. State police allege Briston had just punched a man who was with the chief's ex-wife at the casino in North Strabane Township.

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