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Authorities Investigate Death of Man Following Arrest in Cumberland County

Cumberland County

“ By: Yuritza Arroyo

The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a man on Sunday, July 9, following an arrest by the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) one day prior, on July 8, in Fairfield Township, in Cumberland County.

According to the authorities, the identity of the male, age 30, is not being released at this time.

Authorities say to the preliminary investigation, emergency medical personnel were called to the NJSP Bridgeton Station on Saturday, July 8, after the man became unresponsive at approximately 8 p.m.

Troopers performed life-saving measures before the man was transported to Inspira Medical Center in Vineland.

 According to officials, he later died at 11:37 p.m. on July 9.

The man was arrested by the NJSP on Saturday evening on a charge of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.