Suspect died in police custody, Texas Rangers now investigating


LEAGUE CITY, TX – A Death Investigation is being conducted by the Texas Rangers at League City Police Department, 555 W Walker Street.

On July 31, 2021, at 7:11 AM, League City Police Department detention officers checked on a male that was in custody in the jail. The male was found unresponsive and without a pulse.

The detention officers and patrol officers immediately rendered first aid. League City EMS arrived, transported the male to the hospital and he was pronounced dead at 8:06 AM.

The victim is identified as Corey Paul Denton Davis, 36 years old, from Galveston. Davis had League City traffic warrants and turned himself in to League City Police Department on July 27, 2021. An investigation is being conducted by the Texas Rangers. Requests for information should be directed to the Texas Rangers, Lt. Craig Cummings, 281-517-1300.

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