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USA – Mom of man Tased by Fort Worth, Texas police disputes cause of death ruling (2013-08-30)

Posted on August 30 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Tasered-then-died – of a heart attack (natural causes). Jermaine Darden died within minutes of being Tased by Fort Worth police during a drug raid in May. The medical examiner ruled the manner of his death as natural. There was “no direct contribution of Taser to his death.” Jermaine’s mother refuses to […]

USA – Las Vegas, Nevada – $295,000 settlement proposed for death in 2004 arrest (2012-12-12)

Posted on December 12 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Another case of tasered > died, but not because of being tasered – his death was “excusable”!. Keith Tucker, 47, died in 2004 after officers responded to a call from his roommate that Tucker was acting erratically. He was handcuffed and on his stomach when officers stunned him with a Taser. The […]