ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 9) - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is identifying the six Rochester police officers connected to the investigation of an in-custody death.
The officers who were present at the time include: Officer Wade Blazejak, a six-year veteran, Sergeant John Mitchell, an 11-year veteran, Officer Jason Weseley, a six-year veteran, Officer Collin Winters, a three-year veteran and Officer David Dezell and Officer Matthew Loken, who have each been with the department for two years. All officers involved were placed on administrative leave, according to Rochester police.
Authorities say March 27 around 9 p.m. an officer tried to arrest a man after stopping him for erratic driving, but a struggle occured. More officers arrived for help and they brought the man into custody. No weapons were used during the incident.
Later, the man became unresponsive. Despite life-saving efforts, he passed away. He has been identified as 39-year-old Albert Thomas Dashow of Rochester.
The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of death.
The incident was captured on body cameras.
The case is still under investigation.