The New Braunfels Police Department is investigating a custodial death that occurred early Thursday morning.
37-years-old Bryan Boyd died after he was detained by the New Braunfels Fire Department.
police were called to the 2100 block of Stonecrest Path for a report of a man yelling and throwing around items outside at 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday.
police placed Boyd in handcuffs after learning he was suffering from a medical issue to prevent injury to himself or others.
while he was taken in an ambulance, he became violent forcing police to put him in a stretcher to restrain his moves.
moments later, Boyd stopped breathing, paramedics tried to revive him with CPR and other measures but in vain. he was then transported to Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels, where he was pronounced dead just after midnight Thursday.
An autopsy, to include a full toxicology report, has been ordered by Justice of the Peace for Pct. 3 Mike Rust and will be performed at Central Texas Autopsy in Lockhart.