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Update #2: CAUSE AND MANNER OF DEATH - DEATH INVESTIGATION - LAKEVIEW, OREGON

This update is being sent at the request of Sheriff Phil McDonald, of the Lake County Sheriff's Office, in regards to the death investigation of a Lakeview man that apparently suffered a medical emergency after being taken into custody during an OSP contact in Lakeview on Friday January 23, 2014.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division detectives from Klamath Falls and Bend, is continuing the investigating into the death of a Lakeview man while he apparently suffered a medical emergency after being taken into custody during an OSP contact in Lakeview.

According to Sheriff McDonald, an autopsy was performed on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The cause of death was probable acute methamphetamine poisoning, pending toxicology studies. The manner of death was accidental.

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Update #1:

The deceased is identified as DAVID LEROY TURNBULL, age 44, from Lakeview. TURNBULL also previously listed an address in Galt, California.

The two OSP troopers are identified as Senior Trooper David Chambers and Recruit Trooper Thomas Andreazzi.

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Original News Release:

The Lake County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division detectives from Klamath Falls and Bend, are investigating the death of a Lakeview man while he apparently suffered a medical emergency after being taken into custody during an OSP contact in Lakeview.

On January 22, 2014 at approximately 11:06 p.m., two OSP patrol troopers on patrol together contacted a 44-year old Lakeview man in the Safeway parking lot at 224 North F Street in Lakeview. During the contact, the troopers found the man, who is a convicted felon, was in possession of a pipe containing suspected methamphetamine and a knife. The troopers took the man into custody for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon. The man was handcuffed behind his back and transported by OSP to the Lake County Jail.

After arriving at approximately 12:14 a.m., the troopers were walking the man toward the jail when he suffered an apparent medical emergency. The troopers started emergency medical care until relieved by medical responders from Lakeview Disaster Unit.

The man was transported by Lakeview Disaster Unit ambulance to Lake District Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 12:45 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, to determine the cause of death.

Following the release of names, future information releases will be coordinated through the Lake County Sheriff's Office. No other information to be released at this time. 



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Contact Info:
Contact:
Sheriff Phil McDonald
Lake County Sheriff's Office
541-947-6027