Man Dies While in Custody of Lubbock Police: LPD Investigates
One person died while in police custody early Sunday morning.
Lubbock Police officers were called to Clovis Highway and Avenue Q around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, June 2nd.
They arrested 61-year-old Julio Gamboa for Public Intoxication. Gamboa began to show signs of medical distress and was taken to University Medical Center where he later died.
Lubbock Police detectives are conducting an investigation into Gamboa’s death, and say that prior to the arrival of police, Gamboa may have been in the presence of an unknown female who left the scene.
Police are actively searching for the woman, who is described as a “possibly white female wearing a long black dress and carrying a blue purse.”
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Line at 741-1000.