Person who died in police custody identified in Alabama

Alabama News

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The person who died in Huntsville police custody Tuesday has been identified.

Justin Fletcher, 33, was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. Officials said Fletcher showed signs of a possible drug overdose and was taken to Huntsville Hospital, where he later died.

The Huntsville Police Department has requested the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation to investigate Fletcher’s death.

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