Man, 28, dies while be­ing held by po­lice

Scottish Daily Mail - - The Brexmas Election -

A MAN has died while be­ing held in po­lice cus­tody.

Kyle Ste­wart, 28, was ar­rested on Sun­day and taken to the po­lice sta­tion in El­gin, Mo­ray.

The fol­low­ing morn­ing, medics were sum­moned to the cus­tody suite, where Mr Ste­wart had been found dead.

A po­lice spokesman said: ‘About 11am on Mon­day, a man be­came un­well while in cus­tody at El­gin Po­lice Sta­tion. He was taken to hospi­tal, where he was pro­nounced dead.

‘A post-mortem ex­am­i­na­tion will take place to es­tab­lish the ex­act cause of death.’

An in­quiry has been launched by the Po­lice In­ves­ti­ga­tions and Re­view Com­mis­sioner.

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