Johnell Patrick (13695)



6/9/2007: Patrick, drunk and high on cocaine, resisted arrest after a complaint that he displayed erratic behavior. Officers arrested and hogtied him. According to an autopsy, Patrick died in jail due to cocaine toxicity. The autopsy also noted blunt force injuries and broken ribs. HPD Internal Affairs Division and Harris County District Attorney's Office investigated. The death was not referred to a grand jury. HPD does not permit hogtying. http://www.houstontx.gov/police/nr/2007/june/nr061007-1.html

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