CHICAGO (CBS) — A burglary suspect died in police custody overnight in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
Police said it appeared the man died from a health issue.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
Officers responded to a home burglary around 1:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of West Pershing Road, and found a man suspected of being involved in the crime. The man started sweating, and breathing heavily while in custody, so police notified paramedics.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
Despite medical attention at the scene, the suspect became unresponsive, and died.
His identity has not yet been released.MORE NEWS: Concert Venue Metro Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For All Events
Area Central detectives were investigating.