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Authorities Identify Suspect Who Died In OKC Police Custody

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Police said on May 27, Allred been tied up and held down by a group of people who claimed he was breaking into their cars, and when officers arrived to handcuff him, they discovered he wasn't breathing. Police said on May 27, Allred been tied up and held down by a group of people who claimed he was breaking into their cars, and when officers arrived to handcuff him, they discovered he wasn't breathing.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Authorities have identified a man who died while in Oklahoma City police custody.

On Monday, Oklahoma City police identified the man as 34-year-old Nicholas Lee Allred. Police said on Wednesday, May 27, Allred had been tied up and held down by a group of people who claimed he was breaking into their cars in the 4700 block of N.E. 23rd Street. 

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When officers arrived to handcuff Allred, they discovered he wasn't breathing. The officers called for EMSA, removed the handcuffs and rope, and began administering CPR on Allred until EMSA arrived.

Allred was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The responding officers, identified as Officer Heather Bennett and Officer William Robison, have been placed on administrative leave while the case is investigated. Both officers have been with the Oklahoma City Police Department for two years.

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