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Teen dies after becoming unresponsive while being restrained


September 26, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old who became unresponsive while being restrained at a Kansas juvenile facility died two days later at a hospital, authorities said.

The teen was taken into custody Friday by Wichita police on suspicion of three counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, said Col. Brian White of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office. Police took him to the Sedgwick County juvenile intake assessment center, where he assaulted staff, White said.

The juvenile was restrained and became unresponsive, White said. Emergency medical responders took him to a hospital, where he d...

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