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The Commercial Appeal reported a thirty year-old chemical engineer died in police custody after a Widespread Panic concert in Southaven:
A 30-year-old Widespread Panic fan died after the band’s show in Southaven Saturday night, and an attorney for the family is questioning what happened after police officers encountered the man.
Troy Goode, a chemical engineer in Memphis, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto late Saturday after an incident that happened after he and his wife left the show at Snowden Grove Amphitheater, said Tim Edwards, the family’s attorney.WMC5 also reported:
“His wife was driving him home. She had stopped somewhere because he was acting rowdy or whatever. He got out of the car. (Someone) called the police down there. They came and found him, and what happened after that, how he ended up at Baptist Hospital, I don’t know,” Edwards said. “I do know that Baptist reported to Troy’s mother that he was stable and less than two hours later they called and said he’d expired.” Rest of article.
According to the family attorney Tim Edwards, Goode left the concert in a car with his wife when he began acting erratically. Police arrived and took Goode into custody.
Edwards said Goode's wife claims the police were very aggressive when they arrested her husband. She even said the officers tied Goode up.
Investigators said Goode suddenly stopped breathing. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. His body is headed to the crime lab in Jackson, Mississippi, for further investigation.
DeSoto County Coroner Jeffery Pounders said an autopsy will be performed to determine why Goode stopped breathing.