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Paddy Wagon Death Under Investigation

By Amy Mikel in News on May 19, 2008 7:48PM

Chicago%20Police%20Wagon.JPGThere are two noteworthy items in this recent report about a man who died Saturday from blunt head trauma after falling out of a police wagon. The first item of interest is the story in and of itself; the suspect was handcuffed and trying to escape from police custody, but the paddy wagon was stationary, and he was not struck by another vehicle. He simply … fell on his head, and died later from his injuries at Stroger Hospital. The death is under investigation.

Secondly, the Trib commenters have again outdone themselves with generally juvenile and completely worthless comments on the story. Slow clap.

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