John Michael Prudente Jr

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…