- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - An autopsy on a man who died in police custody was unable to determine a cause of death.

Pueblo County Coroner Brian Cotter said further testing likely will take about 4-6 weeks to figure out how 26-year-old Emanuel Miera died on Sunday.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports that Miera died at a hospital after officers say he resisted arrest and had to be shocked with a stun gun.

Police answered a call about Miera saying that he was walking back and forth across a highway.

Police say he ignored their orders to get out of the road and then resisted arrest.

Officers used a stun gun on Miera and then he was handcuffed and taken to a hospital.

The officers involved in the incident were placed on routine administrative leave.

___

Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, http://www.chieftain.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide