Police Chief Issues Apology In Handling Of Yale Professor’s Death Report

New Haven’s police chief is apologizing for what he calls “late reporting of the incident” involving a Yale University professor who was found dead at the city lockup following an earlier arrest.

In statement, Police Chief Dean Esserman says it’s not the standard the department holds.

He was referring to the circumstances surrounding Samuel See’s death.

See was arrested November 23 on domestic charges.  He was found a day later, unresponsive during a check marshals.

The marshals have stated that routinely checked on See throughout the night.

Although See died that Sunday, the information was not released for three days.

Trauma has been ruled out as a cause of death.

That won’t be known until results of a toxicology report are received.

An internal investigation is underway.

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