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Aberdeen Police release video showing man, who later died, falling down while in custody
Aberdeen Police release video showing man, who later died, falling down while in custody

The Aberdeen Police Department released a video Wednesday afternoon that shows a man, whom they arrested April 2 on charges of public intoxication and failing to obey a lawful police order, standing up inside the police station, staggering and then falling down and hitting the back of his head on the floor. Barry Lee Berkenkemper, 59, died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore the next day. The cause of death has not been released by police or the Office of the State Medical Examiner. The police department's video and its detailed description of the incident and its aftermath were posted on the department's Facebook page. The department is still...

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