Police in Marshall, Texas responded to a disturbance call on Friday night. They were confronted by an uncooperative, nude, black male and a struggle ensued. 32-year-old Marcus Dewayne Slade was tased and arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Assault on a Peace Officer, and Resisting Arrest.
He was transported to the Harrison County Sheriffs Jail. Around 9pm Slade became unresponsive and an ambulance was requested.
Slade was pronounced deceased by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Judge Kenneth Alford who ordered an autopsy.
Texas Rangers are conducting an investigation.