Akron Man Overdoses, Dies in Police Custody

Akron, OH - Rodney Wayne Fitzgerald, who died in police custody back in August, expired due to a drug overdose.

The Summit County Medical Examiner said that there wasn't any signs of overt trauma or injury noted in the autopsy. Toxicity reports showed cocaine in the system. Cause of death was ruled accidental.

The incident occured on August 25th, 2006 around 5:07 p.m. at a restaurant located in the 1200 block of S. Arlington Street, in Akron.