A 43-year-old man died at Denver Health Sunday after police said he suffered a “medical event” in the patrol car after his arrest for violating a restraining order.
DENVER — A critical incident investigation has been initiated to find out how a 43-year-old man died at Denver Health Sunday after police said he suffered “an apparent medical event” and stopped breathing while in custody after he was arrested for violating a restraining order.
The Denver Police Department said officers arrested the man after they responded to a report of a person violating a protective order at 3737 N. Quebec St., which is a former hotel that has been converted into housing. They said the restraining order “was related to a prior felony menacing by the suspect at the same location.” The caller told police the man had “removed an ankle monitor he was required to wear.”
The call to police came in …