20-year-old man dies in Milwaukee police custody at District 5

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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.

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