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Man who died after being arrested at Santa Fe Depot ID'd


Last updated 10/17/2019 at 8:15pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities today publicly identified a San Diego man who was stricken by an apparent medical emergency and died after getting into a scuffle with railroad security personnel on a train platform at Santa Fe Depot.

Angel Zapata Hernandez, 24, died at a hospital after being detained at the Kettner Boulevard train station early Tuesday evening, according to San Diego police.

The events that led to Hernandez's arrest began about 6:15 p.m., when a Metropolitan Transit System code-compliance officer saw him "acting erratically" and decided he seemed to be intoxicated or otherwis...

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