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Suit filed against authorities in Tulalip Reservation death

 


EVERETT, Wash. - The family of a man who died during a struggle with law enforcement officers on the Tulalip Indian Reservation has filed a lawsuit against the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2coQXnl ) the wrongful death suit was filed Thursday on behalf of Cecil Lacy Jr.'s wife and daughter.

An autopsy determined the 50-year-old Lacy died of a heart attack while struggling with two tribal officers and a sheriff's deputy last year.

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