Wendell Celestine Jr. (12838)

2/5/2016: Celestine and was wanted on suspicion of violating his parole. He had walked out of a hospital against doctors' orders two days earlier, police said. Police found Celestine sleeping in a car parked at the end of East Sixth Street with a friend. The officer attempted to arrest Celestine, who fought with officers. After restraining him, officers called for an ambulance to treat him for potential injuries sustained during the struggle. As the ambulance arrived, the man began having "some sort of medical distress." He then died. http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_29481142/antioch-police-man-dies-after-violent-struggle-officers

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