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Manitoba police watchdog investigating death of Winnipeg man while being cuffed

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The death of a 41-year-old man following his arrest by Winnipeg police is under investigation by the Independent Investigation Unit.

In the early hours of Thursday morning, police responded to a disturbance near an east-Winnipeg CN rail line.

As the suspect causing the disturbance was being cuffed, police say he became unresponsive.

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The man was taken to Concordia Hopsital and pronounced dead on Friday. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Because this incident involved a fatality, the IIU is investigating. They’re asking anyone with information or video footage that might help in the investigation to call 1-844-667-6060.

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