Police: Patient Dead After "Physical Altercation" at St. Lawrenc

Police: Patient Dead After "Physical Altercation" at St. Lawrence Psych Center

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The Ogdensburg Police Department says they're investigating the death of a patient at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center after an incident over the weekend.

Police described the incident as a "physical altercation." Several hours after the incident, one of the patients had passed.

The investigation was opened up Sunday morning at 3 a.m.

"It is unknown, at this point in time, if the death can be attributed to the physical altercation," the department said in a release.

An autopsy is planned to determine the cause of death, and the investigation is ongoing.

Police are not releasing any names until the victim's family is notified.

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