State agents identify person who died in Huntsville Police custody

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The person who died in Huntsville Police custody has been identified.

33-year-old Justin Fletcher was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said Fletcher showed signs of a possible drug overdose. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he later died.

The Huntsville Police Department has requested the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation to investigate Fletcher’s death.

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