Man suffers fatal medical emergency during arrest

April 22, 2009 12:48:51 PM PDT
A man has died after suffering a medical emergency during an arrest. The incident happened this morning at the intersection of 4th and York Streets in Camden.

Police were in the middle of an arrest. There was reportedly a struggle in the process of arresting the man when the man suffered a medical emergency.

Police tell Action News that that the man had a long list of prior arrests involving manufacturing and delivering of drugs.

Authorities also say he has escaped from the police in the past.

Police believe that he died from choking on a bag of heroin.

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