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San Diego detectives investigating death of man in police custody

San Diego detectives investigating death of man in police custody
Posted at 12:49 PM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 15:49:23-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego Police are investigating what led to the death of a man while in police custody last week in Paradise Hills.

Police said 39-year-old Guillermo Corrales was arrested on April 16 in the 6300 block of Clyde Ave. after reports of a relative becoming violent. Corrales had possibly used narcotics, according to police.

Corrales was placed in handcuffs and medically evaluated by first responders.

During the evaluation, Corrales went into cardiac arrest, according to police, and he was taken to a nearby hospital and placed on life support.

He died from his injuries on Thursday.

San Diego Police homicide detectives are investigating the incident as a possible custody death.