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Man dies after being taken into custody in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield police say a man died after officers took him into custody during the weekend. Police said in a news release Monday that officers tried to arrest 43-year-old Tymel Bowman, of Springfield after finding him and another man rummaging through trash at a convenience store Saturday evening. Police said Bowman resisted when police tried to arrest him. During a struggle and pursuit, Bowman produced two knives but no one was injured. Officers used a Taser on him twice, which was ineffective. He was eventually placed in an ambulance to be medically cleared at a hospital. Police say Bowman stopped breathing and paramedics attempted CPR but he was pronounced dead at a hospital.  

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