Authorities investigate death of man detained at Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center

Published 10/9/2022 8:50 p.m. EDT, Updated 10/10/2022 1:39 p.m. EDT

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says its detectives are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man who was found unresponsive at the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center Sunday morning.

Correctional officers found the man, whom authorities have not not identified, unresponsive around 6:30 a.m., according to the public safety department.

Central booking staff “immediately began lifesaving efforts,” public safety spokesman Mark Vernarelli said in a news release.

The man had been held at the facility since July 1, Vernarelli said.

The cause and manner of his death was being determined by the state medical examiner, according to the news release.

This story will be updated.

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