Wrongful Death Suit Alleges Texas Police Officers Denied 23-Year-Old Black Man Medical Care Before He Died in Police Custody in 2019

Darren Boykin, 23, died in police custody in August 2019 after Texarkana College police officers confronted him under the suspicion that he had been involved in a theft. After making contact with Boykin and learning that he had a felony warrant in Ohio, officers took him into custody and transported him to jail, although he was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead before bring booked.