- Associated Press - Thursday, December 17, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police are investigating the death of a man who county medical investigators say died after he was injured during his arrest.

The Seattle Times reports (http://goo.gl/kHhdQP ) 64-year-old Shun Ma was arrested at his home Dec. 3 on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother. Seattle Police Assistant Chief Robert Merner says Ma was taken to a hospital following the arrest for treatment of an elbow injury sustained during his struggle with officers.

Police said in a news release that Ma died at the hospital Tuesday.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office says Ma died of a blood clot sustained after an altercation with police. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Police say they are working with the medical examiner to review the details surrounding Ma’s death.


Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com



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