Suspected car thief dies in police custody

A 60-year-old man was found unresponsive Thursday morning in a cell at the Chicago Police Department's Harrison District Station, 3151 W. Harrison St., on Chicago's West Side.

February 22, 2013 5:58:36 AM PST
Chicago police investigators are trying to determine how a man died while in their custody.

The 60-year-old man was found unresponsive Thursday morning in a cell at the police department's Harrison District Station, 3151 W. Harrison St., on Chicago's West Side.

The man was in custody for allegedly stealing a vehicle. His name is being withheld as authorities notify his family.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.