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Hallucinating Man Flees Hospital, Later Dies; Police Investigating

SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday night, Spokane Police Officers responded to a call made by a male who was suffering from hallucinations at Wellesley and Standard. Officers called for an ambulance and he was transported to the hospital.

A few hours later, just after midnight, hospital staff called 911 reporting that the male had fled the hospital, and that security was following him and were requesting SPD assistance.  When Spokane Police Officers arrived on scene, the male had stopped breathing.  Spokane Police Officers began administering CPR.  The male was transported back to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  The Critical Incident Protocol was invoked and the Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRRT) is now handling the investigation, which is continuing.  More information regarding this incident will be released early next week.

 

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