20-year-old man dies in Milwaukee police custody at District 5
By: CBS 58 Newsroom
Posted: Feb 23, 2022 9:23 PM CDT | Updated: Feb 24, 2022 10:53 AM CDT
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MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old male after being in custody at District 5 on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
Police say they made a traffic stop near 23rd and Capitol. The 20-year-old driver had a warrant for his arrest and police located suspected narcotics in the vehicle.
He was taken into custody and brought to District 5. At 5:53 p.m., police say he needed medical attention.
Lifesaving measures were given but the individual was pronounced dead.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as 20-year-old Keishon Thomas.
Three officers have been placed on administrative duty for this case.
This investigation is ongoing.
Contributions to this story also made by: Tajma Hall