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Naked man chasing woman’s car dies after police tasered him

Naked man who was running after woman’s car at 3:30am dies after being tasered by campus police at University of Texas at El Paso

  • A naked man who chased a female driver near University of Texas at El Paso early Tuesday died after he was tasered by campus police 
  • The driver called 911 about 3.30am and said she was being chased by the man near the intersection of Sun Bowl Drive and Mesa Street
  • Campus police found the man and tasered him to take him in custody after he became combative
  • Officers then called for medical help after the man, who was not identified, became ‘unconscious and unresponsive’, authorities said
  • He was pronounced dead at a local hospital and an investigation into his death was begun by the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Rangers 
  • Texas Rangers Wednesday afternoon identified the man as Ray Adrian Lara, 36, of El Paso and declined to release more information pending the investigation 

A naked man who chased a female driver near University of Texas at El Paso early Tuesday died after he tasered by campus police who were arresting him, the school has said.

The driver called 911 about 3.30am and said she was being chased by the man in the 3000 block of Sun Bowl Drive towards the intersection of Mesa Street. The location is just north of a school ballfield and minutes from the main campus. 

Campus police found the man and tasered him to take him in custody because he was ‘combative’, the school said in a released statement. 

A naked man who chased a female driver near University of Texas at El Paso early Tuesday died after he was tasered by campus police. The driver said the man was chasing her vehicle in the 3000 block of Sun Bowl Drive towards the intersection of Mesa Street (pictured)

Officers then called for medical help. However, the man was unconscious and unresponsive when emergency medical personnel arrived, the statement said. 

The man was later pronounced dead at University Medical Center, where he was taken for treatment. His cause of death remains under investigation. 

Texas Rangers investigating his death on Wednesday named the man as Ray Adrian Lara, 36, of El Paso and declined to release more information.

No additional information was released by the school, which has deferred the casae to the Texas Rangers and Texas Department of Public Safety.

A spokesman for the Rangers said the agency would not likely comment further until the conclusion of the investigation.

The location is just north of a school baseball diamond and just minutes from the main campus

The University of Texas at El Paso Police (pictured) turned over an investigation into the man's death to the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Rangers

The University of Texas at El Paso Police (pictured) turned over an investigation into the man’s death to the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Rangers

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