Man dies in Sarasota Police custody, FDLE investigating

<div>Courtesy: Sarasota Police Department</div>
Courtesy: Sarasota Police Department

SARASOTA, Fla. - A man died in custody after Sarasota Police responded to a call early Sunday morning, according to officials.

Police say the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.

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Shortly before 4 a.m., police say they responded to the 1600 block of Devonshire Lane after a report of a suspicious person. The 50-year-old white male police took into custody died, according to authorities.

Officials say an FDLE investigation of an in-custody death is standard protocol. The subject's name is protected under Marsy's Law.