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Autopsy Results Back on Death in Blytheville Police Custody

August 6, 2004-- posted at 11:04 p.m. Cdt

BLYTHEVILLE-- The autopsy results are back for a man who died while in the custody of Blytheville police.

 The state medical examiner says cory crawford's death was due to excited delerium and acute cocaine intoxication, meaning he had an extremely high level of cocaine in his system.

Blytheville police responded to the pear tree inn on july 23-rd on a report of a person acting strangely.

Once there, they arrested crawford and put him in the back of a police car.

Officers noted he wasn't breathing when they checked on him minutes later.

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