Man Arrested For Fighting Dies In Falmouth Police Custody


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FALMOUTH, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A man who had been arrested for fighting in Falmouth, died in police custody early Friday morning.

According to WBZ-TV, the family of 30-year-old Bruce Enos demanded answers to how a fistfight arrest led to his death. A police report said that it all started Thursday night at the Quahog Republic Dive Bar, where a fight broke out between Enos and Jared Scott-Reynolds who allegedly knew each other. They got kicked out of the bar and traveled downtown. It was in front of another establishment, Anejo Mexican Bistro, that the two men allegedly fought again.

Falmouth Police intervened and arrested both Enos and Scott-Reynolds.

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Police said it was there at the Falmouth Police Station where 30-year-old Bruce Enos allegedly collapsed. Enos was brought to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Enos' family released a statement that said, "This should not have happened. It is a tragic loss. There is so much more than what is being disclosed."

The ongoing investigation into the incident is being conducted by state police detectives, the Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.


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