Drug mix killed man in custody of Pasco police

PASCO — The Franklin County coroner says a man who stopped breathing as Pasco police arrested him last month died of a mixture of cocaine and alcohol.

Coroner Dan Blasdel ruled that the death of 35-year-old Ismael Maria-Acevedo of Yakima was an accident.

The Tri-City Herald reported he ran from officers Sept. 3 as they responded to a fight outside a Pasco nightclub.

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Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com

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