A man died in police custody following a fight with another man about 6 p.m. Friday, the Lindsay Department of Public Safety said.
The man, 24, was arrested and become unresponsive while being taken to the Tulare County Jail. Police administered CPR and called emergency services, officials said. The man was pronounced dead at Kaweah Delta District Hospital. His name was not released by Lindsay police.
The Lindsay Police Department has asked the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an independent investigation into the suspect’s death.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call Lt. Chris Hughes at (559) 562-2511.