DALLAS (CBS11) – Two Dallas Police officers were indicted Thursday on misdemeanor charges in connection with the death of an unarmed Rockwall man.
Sergeant Kevin Mansell and Officer Danny Vasquez have been placed on administrative leave.READ MORE: US Launches Mass Expulsion Of Haitian Migrants Who Crossed Into Texas Illegally
In August 2016, Tony Timpa, 32, called 911 for help.
Police said he was arrested for erratic behavior.READ MORE: Chargers Finally Get Fans At SoFi, But Many Cheer For Dallas
He died in police custody.
The Dallas County Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide and determined Mr. Timpa died of sudden cardiac arrest, secondarily caused by the toxic effects of cocaine and stress associated with physical restraint.MORE NEWS: Power Lines Electrocute 1 Of 2 Pilots Ejected From Military Training Jet That Crashed
Dallas Police said more indictments associated with this case could be made public in the future, but have not been released at this time.