|Published:||Nov 27, 2012 6:41 PM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 27, 2012 6:46 PM EST|
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The family of a woman who suffered a heart attack during an arrest says the woman who was arrested for making a false 911 call is responsible for her death.
Angela Rice, 27, was arrested Sunday for calling in a false kidnapping report.
Rice, according to family members, is in the midst of a custody dispute with her 5 year old child's father.
Family members say Rice called 911 and reported the kidnapping that led deputies to a high speed pursuit.
During the felony traffic stop, investigators handcuffed the child's step-grandmother, 44 year old Monique Sims.
Investigators say that's when Sims, who had a history of heart attacks, began to suffer a cardiac event.
Sims was sent to the hospital, discharged, and had a second cardiac event that ultimately led to her death at her east Lee County home.
Sims's family say the shock of the ordeal, triggered her symptoms.
The family claims they did not have life insurance on the 44 year old and has opened a donation account at Bank of America in Monique Sims name.
Rice has since bonded out of jail.
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