Camden County officials are investigating how a man died in police custody Thursday night.
Police say 47-year-old Rodney Terry was arrested around 6:30 Thursday evening, for throwing rocks and at a home on Charleston Avenue in Lawnside. Terry was handcuffed and put in the back of a police cruiser. Officers say they called EMS for Terry's behavior, but would not go into detail.
When emergency crews arrived, Terry was not breathing. He was pronounced dead at Kennedy Hospital in Stratford just before 8PM.
Police have not released a cause of death.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.