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Lawsuit Filed Over Man Who Died in Custody

The family of a New Bedford man who died while in police custody is suing five New Bedford police officers.

On July 22, 2010, a gas station clerk called the police asking for help for 42-year-old Erik Aguilar.

Once on the scene, an officer engaged in conversation and attempted to handcuff Aguilar. The officer then put Aguilar on the ground and pepper sprayed him.

Source: MyFoxBoston. Read full article. (link)

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