An investigation is underway in the Town of Tonawanda after a woman died while in police custody.

Authorities took 59-year-old Peggy Gaiser into custody on Wednesday after she was suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. She was then placed in a jail cell overnight, where she had a medical emergency.

Gaiser was rushed to Kenmore Mercy Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police are not releasing any information about the Gaiser's death, and the investigation continues.


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