Police: 1 man dies in ‘towing dispute’ in Maryland

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Posted at 5:50 PM, Oct 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-06 17:50:51-04

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Maryland say one man is dead and another one is in custody following a “towing dispute.”

The Prince George’s County Police Department says the altercation between the two men happened around 1:55 a.m. Sunday in College Park. Neither man was immediately identified.

Police tweeted that responding officers found the men “in a physical struggle” and separated them. Officers performed CPR on a man who was unresponsive. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say detectives are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the altercation.