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Douglas County Man Dies While in Custody

ROSEBURG, Ore — The Douglas County Major Crimes Team is investigating the death of a man arrested Sunday night.

According to the Roseburg Police Department, 26-year-old Walter Ray McKelvey was arrested just before 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rays Market in Canyonville by Douglas County sheriff’s deputies after displaying erratic behavior.

Shortly after being taken into custody, McKelvey then experienced an unknown medical emergency and died.

The investigation into his death is currently ongoing.

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