Maquoketa man dead from suffering health problem after arrest

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MAQUOKETA, Iowa – A Maquoketa man is dead from health issues after being arrested Saturday morning.

The Maquoketa Police Department says they received a call of a physical altercation around 7 a.m on West Apple Street.

They tell us Drew Edwards was arrested for assault-related charges.

He was taken to the hospital for a medical episode.

Shortly after arriving, Edwards was pronounced dead.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Jackson County Attorney’s Office.

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