Victorian man dies in police custody



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A Victorian man has died in police custody shortly after his arrest.

The man was taken into custody about 7.30pm last night after being observed behaving erratically on The Great Ocean Road in Bellbrae.

Victoria Police said he lost consciousness shortly after his arrest and could not be revived.

A man has died shortly after being arrested on The Great Ocean Road. (9NEWS)
All deaths in police custody are investigated by the Homicide Squad and the Professional Standards Committee.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to determine his cause of death.

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