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A woman died in police custody in Brooklyn after she was arrested on a charge of violating an order of protection early Sunday morning.

Police say 33-year-old Kyam Livingston suffered seizures around 6:40 a.m. while awaiting arraignment. Livingston was taken to Brooklyn Hospital and where she was pronounced dead.

Officers responded to a call after midnight Saturday about a dispute near Prospect Park and saw Livingston engaged in a confrontation with a 79-year-old woman, violating the protective order.

According to police, Livingston looked intoxicated and was taken to Kings County Hospital. She was released from the hospital around 9:00 a.m. and brought to a precinct, then to a central booking facility around 10:30 a.m.

Medical examiners will determine what caused her death.

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