Man’s behavior atypical, sister says

A man who died in police custody had mental problems but wasn’t known to be violent, his sister said on Thursday. Gary Beto, 52, of East Pittsburgh died in Forbes Regional Hospital at 11:12 p.m. Tuesday, about 90 minutes after East Pittsburgh police arrested him for trying to force his way into a home […]

Tests sought on man who died in East Pittsburgh police custody

Authorities in western Pennsylvania say more tests will be needed to determine what caused the death of a man following his arrest by East Pittsburgh police. Officers responded shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday to a report that a man was trying to force his way into a home. Police said 32-year-old Gary Beto of East […]

Man dies while in East Pittsburgh police custody

Allegheny County police are investigating an incident Tuesday night in which a man died shortly after being taken into police custody. East Pittsburgh police went to the 500 block of Brinton Road around 9:50 p.m. after 911 calls reporting that a man was trying to force his way into a home and assault the homeowner, […]

Police Investigating After Home Invasion Suspect Dies In Custody

EAST PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are investigating after an alleged attempted home invasion suspect died while in police custody Tuesday night. According to police, the suspect attempted to force his way into a home in the 500-block of Brinton Avenue around 9:50 p.m. The suspect also allegedly tried to assault the homeowner. “We do not […]

Man dies in East Pittsburgh police custody

A man died Tuesday night shortly after being taken into custody by East Pittsburgh police. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Gary Beto, 52, of Squirrel Hill. Officers responded to a report of a man trying to force his way into a home and assaulting the homeowner in the 500 […]