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USA – Tennessee: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from ‘excited delirium’ (2014-01-24)

Posted on January 24 2014 by admin

[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Stewart Peppers, 22, was tasered and then died according to his parents’ lawsuit (on 29 April 2013) – yet again the cause of death was “excited delirium” due to drug use, a statement issued Friday by the county sheriff and prosecutor said.” – mores specifically “the misuse of anabolic steroids, testosterone and […]

USA – Middleburg Heights, Ohio: [$430,000] Settlement Reached in Police-Involved Taser Death (2013-01-03)

Posted on January 3 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a very brief text, unconfirmed so far elsewhere, FOX news is reporting that the City of Middleburg Heights has settled the case of a motorist who died after being tasered by police for $430,000, without, of course, admitting any wrongdoing. The video to which this summary links shows family defense lawyers […]

USA – Okay, Oklahoma town trustee who was Tasered while ‘high’ wants police chief’s ouster (2012-10-09)

Posted on October 9 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A case opf shooting the horse that feeds you? – Okay Police Chief Fred Winters used a Taser on Town Councillor Fernand “Paco” Frye, 39, early Sept. 5 after responding to a report that Frye was shouting in his back yard and had overdosed on drugs, an arrest report says. Mr Frye […]

USA – Dekalb County, Georgia: Taser killing prompts lawsuit (2011-03-21)

Posted on March 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “The parents of a man – 29-year-old Audrecas Davis last May because he had done nothing wrong and  wasn’t resisting arrest, he was having an epileptic seizure – who died after being shocked with a Taser six times by DeKalb County police are suing the county and eight officers who the parents contend misused […]

USA – Imperial County, California: District Attorney determines no evidence of wrong doing in death of Imperial man following use of taser (2011-03-17)

Posted on March 17 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In what must be considered an echo aof many other autopsies, … “Various attempts to taze the suspect failed to stop him. … the medical examiner also found that Gutierrez also suffered a heart condition. … the heart condition, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, contributed to the death. The condition occurs when the heart muscle […]