POLICE Department

Investigation into Incident at 1504 Taub Loop

July 20, 2015 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of  a man that occurred at 1504 Taub Loop about 5 a.m. on Sunday (July 19).

The male, Felix Ybarra, II (H/m, 32), was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Hassis and Officer T. Ferguson reported:

Ybarra was arrested for evading arrest on foot early Saturday (July 18) evening and was booked into the HPD Central Jail at 61 Riesner in a cell with multiple inmates.  At the time of his booking, Ybarra had no known injuries or medical conditions.  On Sunday, at approximately 3:40 a.m., inmates in the cell notified jail personnel that Ybarra was having an unknown medical emergency.  He was then transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5 a.m.  Autopsy and toxicology results are pending examination by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

As is customary in in-custody deaths, this incident is being investigated by the HPD Homicide and Internal Affairs Divisions.

JKS/JFC 7-20-15
Inc. #093225115


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