Comment
0
Tweet
0
Print
RSS Feeds

Md. State police probe death of man after arrest

Saturday - 6/2/2012, 1:19am  ET

POCOMOKE CITY, Md. - Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man days after he was arrested in Pocomoke City.

Troopers say 23-year-old Yakuna McDonald of Virginia Beach, Va., was arrested May 28 by Pocomoke City Police after a car crash. McDonald fled the scene and led police on a half-mile chase. Authorities say when he was caught, McDonald kicked police. After he was handcuffed, officers were carrying him to a police vehicle when he became unconscious.

The Daily Times of Salisbury ( http://bit.ly/KF31zj) reports that McDonald was taken to a hospital, where he died on Friday.

___

Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md., http://www.delmarvanow.com/


(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)