- Associated Press - Saturday, June 9, 2012

The Metropolitan Police Department says a man died after fighting with four police officers and being placed in handcuffs.

Police say 38-year-old Anthony Chambers became combative with officers who were called to help staff from the Department of Mental Health about 3 p.m. Friday. Police say Mr. Chambers assaulted four police officers who eventually subdued him and placed him in handcuffs.

Officers say Mr. Chambers then lost consciousness and died at a local hospital. The cause of death is not known. An autopsy will be performed.

Police say the four officers sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were placed on administrative leave.

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