UPDATE: MCSO releases statement on man who died in custody after cross-state police chase

Mobile County

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (7:50 p.m.): The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office released a statement following the death of a man who ran from police after a police chase in a stolen vehicle:

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is currently working an “In Custody Death” on Henderson Camp Road.

Moss Point Mississippi was pursuing a stolen vehicle into Alabama and lost sight of the vehicle. MCSO Deputies spotted the suspect vehicle and attempted to stop it. The vehicle became disabled at the dead-end of Henderson Camp Road.

The suspect fled on foot and was taken into custody after a brief struggle.  As the suspect was being escorted  back to the  Patrol vehicle he collapsed and experienced a possible cardiac event.

MCSO personnel attempted CPR and deployed the AED equipment but was unable to revive the suspect.

A large quantity of suspected Methamphetamine was discovered inside the stolen vehicle.

The suspect has not yet been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

A man died after he fled on foot after a police chase in a stolen vehicle.

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office assisted Moss Point Police in chasing a stolen vehicle from Mississippi Wednesday afternoon. The pursuit was from Moss Point, Miss., to the south part the Grand Bay area near Highway 90.

Mobile County deputies stopped the vehicle on Henderson Camp Road, and the man fled from the vehicle. After a short pursuit, deputies handcuffed the man, and the man died.

Deputies say no force was used, and they suspect the man was under the influence of drugs. 


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