Archive for the 'Taser causing coma' Category

USA – Baltimore Maryland Foster youth identified – was Tased five times at Good Samaritan Hospital (2014-05-19)

Posted on May 19 2014 by admin

[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Multiple tasering in hospital leading to death of African-American 19-yr-old George V. King on 14 May: A city police officer used his Taser five times to subdue a heavily medicated Mr King who was fighting staff at Good Samaritan Hospital and later died, according to his family’s attorney and an account […]

USA – Texas boy tasered by officer after breaking up school fight, remains in a coma (2013-11-29)

Posted on November 29 2013 by admin

USA – Texas boy tasered by officer after breaking up school fight, remains in a coma (2013-11-29) [[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A 17-year-old high school student suffered a brain injury and remains in a medically-induced coma – after a Texas sheriff’s deputy tasered him without cause following a skirmish in a school hallway, the […]

CANADA – Man dies in hospital after being tasered by Edmonton police (2013-10-31)

Posted on October 31 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A very brief report … An investigative unit says a 39-year-old man who was zapped by Edmonton police with an electronic stun gun has died in hospital. His name has not been released. A witness said he was tasered three times. An autopsy is due within a few days.]] The […]

CANADA – Edmonton: Witness says prisoner [before he died] was handcuffed before Edmonton police used Taser (2012-04-26)

Posted on April 26 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Fellow inmate Mitch Cutknife told reporters Thursday that Jeff Oatway was handcuffed and restrained on the floor when police zapped him at their downtown Edmonton headquarters on April 11. Mr Oatway, 34, was in a coma on life support and died two days later. Cutknife said he decided to go public when […]

USA – Florida: No justice for woman tasered to brain death (2012-02-23)

Posted on February 23 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Strangely published in the «China Daily» – which does not carry taser stories as a rule – we learn that a Florida police officer who tasered a 20-year-old US woman until she was brain dead has been cleared of wrongdoing. After she was tasered in the back she spun, fell backwards, and […]

USA – Taser jolt leaves Florida woman braindead (2012-02-22)

Posted on February 22 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser can be devastating ebev if the shock itself does not kill: 20-YEAR-OLD Danielle Maudsley has been left braindead after she was Tasered by police and smacked her head on the ground, after being arrested for a suspected hit-and-run in September. as footage from a police cruiser dashboard camera reveals, Trooper […]

USA – Arizona: Video Shows Joe Arpaio’s Officer Used Taser On Latino Vet Who Later Died (2011-12-23)

Posted on December 23 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In an ongoing story, more than eight hours of video footage showed the veteran Ernest “Marty” Atencio was nearly lifeless when officers put him naked in a cell in an Arizona jail and left him alone for about 11 minutes. Until the videop release police did not admit to using the taser […]

USA – Phoenix, Arizona: Activists: “Inmate On Life Support After Jail Fight » [and apparent tasering] (2011-12-19)

Posted on December 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Latino Ernest Atencio was found unresponsive in a jail cell after fighting with deputies. He is being kept alive on life support. He has several marks from a Taser stun gun on his body but no signs of head trauma. Sgt. Steve Matos, a police spokesman, said that based on early reports, […]

UK – Police Commission (IPCC) finds police officers were right to use Taser on man having epileptic fit (2011-05-04)

Posted on May 5 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The UK Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) condones police use of the taser against Howard Swarray, becoming aggressive as he was recovering from an epileptic fit following rigorous physical training in a gymnasion. “”If he is getting aggressive I am sure 50,000 volts will stand him up.” a police officer said en […]