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Male Suffering Medical Emergency in Cell Treated by WPD Officers, Pronounced Dead at Hospital

For Immediate Release: 5/9/2019 5:38 pm

On May 8, 2019 at approximately 7:12 PM officers assigned to the Service Division at the Worcester Police Department located a male suffering from a medical emergency inside his cell. Officers rendered first aid, and the male was transported to a local hospital. Paramedics took over treatment upon arrival. The male was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, the death does not appear to be suspicious. We are awaiting autopsy results from the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

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