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Man died while being subdued by St. Louis Police

12:56 PM, Dec 23, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) -- Police are investigating the death of a robbery suspect while in custody.

Officials say at about midnight in the 3400 block of Kingshighway Avenue officers observed a man who matched the description of a robbery suspect.

As the officers approached the suspect fled on foot. Once the officers caught up to the subject they attempted to subdue him by deploying a department taser. The officers took the suspect into police custody after they gained control.

Once taken into custody the suspect was found to be unresponsive and was transported to a local hospital where he was then pronounced dead.

The cause of death at this time is unknown and police have not yet positively identified the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.

KSDK

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