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USA – Spokane Washington: Medical expert: Officers caused Zehm’s death (2011-08-15)

Posted on August 15 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : In an important statement a medical expert hired by the local police following the taser-related death of Otto Zehm is blaming asphyxia, following the use of the taser for the victim’s death. “Zehm’s “proximate cause of death was compression asphyxia” caused by officers pressing down on his lower back, and […]