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Milford man dies in police custody after larceny suspicion

Michael Brown, who was wanted on multiple arrest warrants and suspected in a recent larceny at another Milford grocery store, was taken into custody in the Big Y parking lot on Boston Post Road, according to police.

News 12 Staff

Jun 6, 2024, 10:47 AM

Updated 11 days ago

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A man suspected of larceny died Wednesday morning while in police custody after a medical event, authorities said.
Michael Brown, who was wanted on multiple arrest warrants and suspected in a recent larceny at another Milford grocery store, was taken into custody in the Big Y parking lot on Boston Post Road, according to police.
Police said that after officers approached Brown, handcuffed him, and took him into custody, he appeared to experience a medical event.
Emergency Medical Services were called to the scene and administered Narcan. Brown was transported to the hospital, where he died.
The Inspector General's Office is investigating the incident.


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