HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Three Arkansas police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody.
Officials say that the officers with the Hot Springs Police Department had placed 30-year-old Brandon Klorik in custody after responding to a welfare check call at around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Hot Springs Sgt. Patrick Langley said in a statement that after Klorik was placed in police custody “due to his behavior," he became unresponsive.
Klorik was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Arkansas State Police has taken over the investigation into Klorik’s death.