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    Law enforcement officials say a man has died after New Bedford, Massachusets, police took him into custody for alleged public intoxication.

    The Standard-Times reports the 52-year-old man died after being taken to the Ash Street Jail Tuesday night.

    Bristol County sheriff spokesman Jonathan Darling says the man experienced a medical emergency in his cell. Darling says paramedics transported the man to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    A spokesman for the Bristol County district attorney says the man's death appears to be accidental.

    The man's name has not been released.

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