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CCDC inmate dies after being restrained by officers

Courtesy: Clark County

CCDC inmate dies after being restrained by officers

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Mar 7, 2013

Clark County, NV (KTNV) -- An inmate at the Clark County Detention Center has died following an incident with officers.

On Feb. 25, corrections officers at the CCDC attempted to subdue an uncooperative inmate identified as 38-year-old Luis Solano.

Solano resisted officers' attempts to restrain him and an extended struggle ensued, lasting around three minutes.

Once Solano was restrained officers realized he was unconscious and having difficulty breathing. Emergency personnel responded and Solano was transported to UMC in critical condition.

On March 6, Solano died at UMC. His exact cause of death and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Solano was in custody on charges of trafficking controlled substance-cocaine, conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substance act and possession of controlled substance-marijuana with intent to sell.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Three corrections officers and one corrections sergeant were involved in the incident and have been placed on routine paid administrative leave.

Those involved have been identified as Sergeant David Aspiazu, Officer Bradley Temple, Officer Patrick Gray and Officer Eugene Dixon.

All of the officers are assigned to the Metro Detention Services Division.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.