MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office (MCMEO) was called to the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) District 5 police station for a dead man Wednesday night.
The medical examiner identified him as 20-year-old Keishon D. Thomas.
Police say the man was pulled over on the 2200 block of Capitol. It was revealed he had a warrant and taken into custody around 2 a.m.
Officers also recovered suspected illegal narcotics from the driver, police said.
Chief Norman said bookers conducted multiple cell checks before finding out the man needed medical attention around 6 p.m.
The medical examiner says they responded to the police station at 2920 Vel R. Phillips shortly before 6:30 p.m.
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Waukesha Police is the lead agency in the investigation.
The man’s family has been notified.
"According to department policy, a 32-year-old male officer with over four years of service, a 35-year-old male officer with over three years of service and a 48-year-old male officer with over 24 years of service have been placed on administrative duty," a statement from MPD said.
Waukehsa police is the lead agency in the investigation.
The Milwaukee Police Department hosted a press conference Wednesday night outside the police station.