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SIU investigating death of Dryden man in custody

The province's Special Investigations Unit is probing the sudden death of a police suspect in Dryden. Officers with the Dryden Police Service took a man into custody early Wednesday morning and put him in a police prison cell.
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The province's Special Investigations Unit is probing the sudden death of a police suspect in Dryden.

Officers with the Dryden Police Service took a man into custody early Wednesday morning and put him in a police prison cell. Several hours later, he was transported to the Dryden hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The SIU, which investigates all cases of death or major injury of people involved with police, has sent a team of five investigators to Dryden.

No other details are being released regarding the identity of the suspect or the possible cause of death.