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Brooklyn Man Waited Four Hours for Ambulance While in Police Custody

It was too late. While under arrest on July 4 for attempting to stab his girlfriend, 39-year-old Angel Cordero had a seizure and eventually died — more than four hours after the police first contacted 911 to request an ambulance. “Any death in police custody is intensively investigated by internal affairs,” said NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. “That’s what’s going on now.” The man’s family said they have not yet heard from the department.

Brooklyn Man Dies in NYPD Custody