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Medical examiner determines stress from struggle with police likely contributed to teens death

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 22:25:29-05

GREENSBORO, Md. — New information is surfacing about a young man who died in police custody on the Eastern Shore.

An autopsy report concluded that stress from a struggle with police likely contributed to the death of 19-year-old Anton Black, who was accused of trying to abduct a child in Greensboro, back in September.

The Medical Examiner's Office said they didn't find any evidence indicating that the restraint officers used caused or significantly contributed to Black's death.

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On Wednesday, the Chief of the Greensboro Police Department played body camera video of black's death for reporters. It was not released publicly, but in it you can see police chasing Anton Black and putting him in handcuffs.

After officers restrained Black, his body went limp. Officers performed CPR until medics arrived and pronounced him dead.

Black's family says they still have not received all the answers they want about what happened, "We know they had him and he died with nothing in his hands no weapons no gun police custody. Another young black man died with no answers, its been too long."

Governor Larry Hogan has also called the case disturbing.