A man has died while in the custody of the Portsmouth police, it has been confirmed.
He is identified as Joshua Etienne of Picard, and not from Glanvillia as mentioned by sources to DNO earlier.
The sources said what appeared to be the lifeless body of the man was seen being transported out of the police station earlier on Tuesday.
Police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, said Etienne was found “seemingly lifeless” in his cell at around 5:00 am.
“A district Medical Officer was summoned, and upon examination pronounced Joshua dead,” he stated.
Carbon noted that Etienne was arrested on August 4, at around 9:30 pm on Glanvillia for possession of ammunition.
He stated that a coroner’s inquest has been convened and a post mortem will follow.
“Investigations are continuing,” he stated.