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Police: No Wrongdoing By Officials In Jail Death

MOUNT PLEASANT (WWJ/AP) - Michigan State Police say they've found no criminal wrongdoing on behalf of authorities in the death of a 35-year-old man in a mid-Michigan jail cell.

The Morning Sun of Mount Pleasant and The Bay City Times report Bradford Gibson of Midland died of a PCP overdose Sept. 24 at the Isabella County Jail.  A stun gun had been used by officers trying to get him to leave a bar in Mount Pleasant.

A report on the death was released Thursday. Police originally said Gibson lived in East Orange, N.J., but investigators say that was a former home.

Police say Gibson was found unconscious, not breathing and without a pulse about 3 a.m. in a cell at the jail. He had been arrested about an hour earlier for being a disorderly person, resisting a police officer and aggravated assault on an officer.

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