"In Custody" Death On Blood Reserve Being Investigated by ASIRT
BLOOD TRIBE RESERVE: A death in Blood Tribe Police cells has prompted an investigation by the
Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.
On Tuesday, May 31st, Blood Tribe Police took a 48-year old man into custody
who was believed to be intoxicated and was arrested for breach of recognizance.
While in custody, the man was checked in his cell. Early Wednesday morning he
was found unresponsive.
Emergency Medical Services were called and the man was
pronounced dead. His name has not been released.
ASIRT has been assigned to investigate and has the cooperation of the Blood
Tribe Police Service
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2011 at 12/13/2013 11:59:51 AM
Source: Provincial News Bulletin -- Photo Courtesy Blood Tribe Police Web Page