- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A coroner says a man who died in police custody at a Toledo hospital in March died from cocaine toxicity of the heart.

The ruling released Monday says the death was accidental.

The death of Aaron Pope had led to a few small protests in recent months.

Pope died March 27 after Toledo officers responded to a 911 call saying he was acting out of control.

His relatives have said they didn’t understand why police didn’t call an ambulance because Pope was foaming at the mouth.

Toledo’s police chief has said officers immediately took Pope to the hospital, and a preliminary investigation showed no police wrongdoing.

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