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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An autopsy report was just released in the death of an Indianapolis woman who died police custody in February.

The report from the Marion Co. Coroner says 43-year-old Eleanor Northington died from a lack of oxygen caused by morbid obesity, schizophrenia and a struggle with others. 

On February 6, IMPD received a call from a member at Mount Calvary Apostolic Church claiming Northington was aggressive with the congregation during a prayer service. IMPD says Northington was disruptive for more than an hour before officers arrived.

Officers claim that when they arrived at the church, Northington began assaulting them and had to be restrained and handcuffed.

Then, Northington stopped breathing. 

Officers removed the handcuffs and began administering CPR. 

IMPD says officers only interacted with Northington for less than six minutes. They say it was a behavioral health emergency. 

Northington’s family says she suffered from postpartum depression and wasn’t on any type of medication. They told News 8 in an interview in February that police did not handle this mental issue correctly. 

IMPD says they’ve had multiple meetings with family members. The family claims they haven’t been contacted. 

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