Unnamed 26-year-old swallowed something after being detained, police say

The police watchdog has opened an investigation following the death of a man the day after he was arrested by Metropolitan police officers in south-east London.

The 26-year-old was detained on suspicion of being in possession of a knife near Elephant and Castle on Friday, but died on Saturday after swallowing a substance while in police custody at Walworth station, the Met said.

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