BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Three weeks after the death of a man in police custody, city officials say there is still no cause of death.
According to WJZ’s media partner, The Baltimore Sun, the medical examiner is still trying to determine how Tyrone West died.READ MORE: Two Teenagers Shot, One Killed, At Inner Harbor During Memorial Day Weekend, Police Say
Police say West, 44, was pulled over July 18 for a traffic stop. He resisted arrest and ended up fighting with officers. That’s when he went into medical distress.
Witnesses say he was hit several times by officers even after he stopped moving.READ MORE: Jarrettsville Young Marines Honor Fallen Heroes, Prepare For Memorial Day
The medical examiner says since West was young and in good health, they need to explore all avenues before releasing a cause of death.
West’s family is pushing for answers and waiting for the results before taking their next step.MORE NEWS: Baltimore City And Surrounding Communities Experiencing High Community Transmission Of COVID-19
The officers have since been cleared of any wrongdoing.