(AP) — Kentucky State Police say they're investigating the death of a man after a struggle with officers in the eastern part of the state.
A police statement says that
56-year-old Billy J. Collins became combative at the Louisa Police Department
after his arrest Friday and that he struck Sgt. Steven Wilburn multiple times
before fleeing into a foyer, where he barricaded himself.
Police say that Collins was
hit twice with a stun gun but continued to be combative, and that officers had
a physical confrontation with him before bringing him under control.
Police say he was restrained
and put in a sitting position when he began showing signs of a medical
emergency. Police say he was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Results of an autopsy
weren't released. Police say a preliminary investigation has found no criminal
activity on the part of officers.