Jose Muniz (8016)



6/19/2013: After being observed by NYPD taking part in a likely drug transaction, Muniz was chased and ducked into a nearby bodega. He was uncooperative when apprehended and pepper-sprayed. Muniz began choking and had trouble breathing. Police extracted a golf-ball-sized package of cocaine from his mouth that he'd swallowed to conceal. He died in the ambulance en route to the hospital. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/drug-suspect-dies-swallow-bag-cocaine-article-1.1377871

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