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Man Believed To Be Transient Dies While In Police Custody In Montebello

MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) — A man believed to be a transient who died in police custody this week has been identified.

George Heredia, 59, died Tuesday morning at the Montebello Police station after his arrest on a Monday night, the coroner said.

Heredia was arrested on a no-bail felony warrant.

A sheriff statement said, "There were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play."

An autopsy is pending.

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