Report: Cause of death for Paterson man who begged police for water was spinal meningitis

AmNews Staff Reports | 1/10/2019, 10:37 a.m.
Jameek Lowery, the 27-year-old New Jersey man whose death spawned protests, after he had begged police for water at department ...
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Jameek Lowery, the 27-year-old New Jersey man whose death spawned protests, after he had begged police for water at department headquarters, died of spinal meningitis, a source confirmed to PIX11's Mary Murphy.

The source told PIX11 that officials were planning a meeting with Lowery’s bereaved family to give them the news.

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