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Man dies of heart attack while in Playa del Carmen police custody

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man who experienced a heart attack while in police custody has reportedly died. The man, who was arrested around 9:00 p.m. for aggressive behavior, was at Playa del Carmen police facilities when he began to have a heart attack.

An ambulance was called, however, it did not arrive so a second ambulance was called who did respond, but the man had already died.

Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) personnel arrived to remove the body.