Police: Man dies due to cardiac arrest at Justice Center - KMOV.com

Police: Man dies due to cardiac arrest at Justice Center

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police are investigating after an inmate collapsed at the Justice Center and later died, police say.

The incident took place around 4 a.m. Saturday at 200 S. Tucker. Officers received a call for a “sudden death” after an inmate collapsed and was transported to a local hospital.

Leon V. Smith was pronounced deceased due to cardiac arrest.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Homicide Division is handling the investigation.

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