NYSP: Mayfield man died from natural causes following altercation


MAYFIELD, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Police say a man who passed away after getting into an altercation over the weekend died from natural causes.

Melvin Yager, 55, called 911 around 6:00 p.m. Sunday evening to report an altercation, according to State Police, but became unresponsive during the call.

Police responded to the scene in the town of Mayfield shortly after 6:00 p.m. and took Yager to the Nathan Littauer Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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