Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a man in custody Saturday at the League City Police Department jail, 555 W. Walker St.

Authorities identified the dead man as Corey Paul Denton Davis, 36, of Galveston. Davis was sought on League City traffic warrants and had surrendered himself in to custody Tuesday, police said.

“At the request of the League City Police Department, the Texas Rangers are investigating this matter,” Lt. Craig Cummings with the Southeast Texas Region Texas of the Department of Public Safety said in a statement Saturday.

The Texas Rangers is a division of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Results of the investigation will be submitted to the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office, according to the statement.

League City Police detention officers found Davis unresponsive and without a pulse about 7 a.m. Saturday, the department said.

Detention and patrol officers rendered first aid and David was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:06 a.m., police said.

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