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Thursday May 3rd, 2012

Posted at 4:58pm

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Windsor Police have asked the Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit to probe the circumstances surrounding the custody death of a 22-year-old Windsor man this morning.

At approximately 11am police were called the area of Jacob Drive for a report of a man who was acting strangely. The first officer on the scene found the man who appeared to have difficulty breathing, so the officer placed him in a recovery position. A second officer arrived to assist, but soon after his arrival, the man went vital signs absent.

Paramedics arrived and took the man to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The SIU has assigned two investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-2290 or 1-800-787-8529 extension 2290.

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