LAPD probing death of man in custody after fight with officers


By Jessica Garrison and Richard Winton, Times Staff Writers
Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the circumstances involving the death of a 31-year-old man who collapsed at the Hollenbeck police station after a fight with officers.

Mauricio Cornejo was pronounced dead Saturday evening, hours after he was arrested following a foot chase near the Ramona Gardens housing project in Boyle Heights.

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