The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the death of a man who was in police custody on Monday.
Paramedics were called to the 2400 block of Erlton road around 6 am on Monday to assist a man who was believed to be experiencing a mental health crisis, a release from ASIRT states.
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While they were with him, he became combative and police were called to assist, states the release. As he was being taken into police custody, he experienced a medical crisis and died after being transported to hospital.
The ASIRT has deemed this an in-custody death, which launched the ongoing investigation.