Man dies in magistrates lobby after being released

MGN Online

A man died Thursday night at the magistrates office after being released for formal charges he was booked for.

Police said a 27-year-old Eddie Anthony Martinez Jr. died in the magistrates lobby Thursday at 8:14 p.m. after he had been released for formal charges he was booked for. Martinez Jr. left the magistrates office, then came back into the lobby and began acting aggressive toward deputies.

Authorities said a Bexar County Sheriff's Deputy detained the male and medical assistance had been requested. SAFD arrived at the lobby and performed life-saving techniques, but Martinez Jr. was pronounced dead.

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the incident.

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