Who is Ortencia Alcantara?


More details have emerged about the untimely death of Kevin Samuels at age 56. According to a police report obtained by Phillip Lewis, senior editor of Huff’s messageSamuels went into postcoital cardiac arrest in his Atlanta apartment.

According to the police reporta nurse called Ortencia Alcantara called 911 to report an “injured person” Thursday morning.

Medics arrived at the Residence Buckhead Atlanta apartments to find an unresponsive man, later identified as Samuels.

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Alcantara, 32, told police that she met Samuels Wednesday night and spent the night with him. The next morning, Alcantara said he complained of pain in her chest before collapsing on top of her.

He moved him to the floor to start chest compressions while calling 911. He asked the dispatcher to call the front desk for a portable defibrillator to reset his heartbeat.

A defibrillator is used to restore the normal rhythm of the heartbeat when the heartbeat is irregular (arrhythmia).

Samuels was transported to Piedmont Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Samuels’ mother, Beverly Samuels-Burch, he told NBC News He learned of his son’s death through social media.

“It was a terrible thing for social media to post it,” he said in a phone call on Friday. “I didn’t even know. I hadn’t even been notified. All I’m doing is asking people to pray for us.”

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