WAYNESBORO (AP) Authorities say a Waynesboro man choked to death after swallowing an apparent bag of cocaine during a police raid.
News outlets reported 52-year-old William Tucker died July 6.
Police say a drug task force and a Waynesboro police SWAT team arrived at a Waynesboro home that morning for a drug investigation.
When they entered, police say they found Tucker forcing a bag filled with white powder into his mouth.
Police say Tucker lost consciousness while resisting attempts to remove the bag.
He was declared dead at a hospital.
Police are continuing their investigation.