Police Blotter: Man found dead while in police custody
At about 2130h. last Saturday December 28, 2013, miner Vivian La Cruz, 31 years, of Zeeburg, WCD, who was a prisoner at the Acquero Police Station, NWD, was found hanging from a metal bar in his cell by one of the legs of his pants. He was the only prisoner in the lockups at the time.
Vivian La Cruz had been arrested by the police at about 1700h. yesterday following a report made against him of unlawful wounding committed on his girlfriend at Quibana, NWD.
The body is at the Charity Hospital Mortuary awaiting a PME.
Investigations are in progress.