DEATH OF MAN ON TULALIP RESERVATION RULED AN ACIDENT
(TULALIP, WA.) -- The Snohomish County Multi-Agency Response Team (SMART) is in the process of completing their investigation into the death of Cecil Lacy, a man who died while in protective custody on September 18 on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.
His death has been ruled an accident by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office which has completed its examination of Lacy. "The cause of death is a heart attack with methamphetamine intoxication, with contributing factors of pre-existing natural disease and physical struggle with law enforcement," said a SMART team statement.