Family demands investigation of Carlos Alcis’ sudden death following police questioning

The family of a Brownsville father who died suddenly after being visited by police is calling for an investigation into the ordeal. They say Carlos

The family has hired an attorney and wants an investigation.

The family has hired an attorney and wants an investigation. (8/16/13)

BROOKLYN - The family of a Brownsville father who died suddenly after being visited by police is calling for an investigation into the ordeal.

They say Carlos Alcis was scared to death after a confrontation with police. The family has hired an attorney.

The NYPD says officers did go to Alcis' address Thursday morning in pursuit of a cellphone thief. According to police, officers knocked on the family’s door and questioned Alcis’ 15-year-old son. Police say the teen was shown to the victim, who did not identify him as the thief.

The family claims it was a police raid. Alcis collapsed and died after the interaction.
 

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