Woman Dies After Seizure at Amherst Police HQ

Woman was on her way to court when it happened

Tom Puckett
June 12, 2018 - 4:14 pm

Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say a woman collapsed in custody Tuesday and later died.

Police say 40 year old Heather L. Taylor of Amherst suffered an apparent seizure and collapsed in a hallway. Police say she was in custody on a bench warrant and on her way to Amherst Town Court. Police say first aid was rendered immediately and Taylor was transported to Millard Fillmore Hospital.

Taylor was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. The incident is under investigation, but police say it appears at this time the victim suffered some type of medical event.


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