TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a man whom deputies arrested on Tuesday.
According to the sheriff’s department, deputies responded Tuesday to a domestic violence report at an unnamed location.
Deputies arrived and arrested an “irate male suspect,” the sheriff says. The sheriff did not identify the man.
The man became ill and deputies performed life-saving measures and called for an ambulance, the sheriff says.
The man later died at the hospital in Tupelo.
The sheriff did not provide any further details about the arrest.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.