USA – Washington State Man dies after being shocked with Taser at Fife casino (2012-07-05)

Published on July 5 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Another case of “tasered then died”- here involving private security guards. What training did they have? This certainly suggests that the taser had a causal link to the unnamed man’s death.A brief report of a man who died following the use of a taser by security guards at a gambling casino. Security personnel stunned the man with a Taser as they attempted to take him into custody. Immediately afterward, the man stopped breathing.]]

FIFE – A guest at the Emerald Queen Casino in Fife died early Wednesday after security staff there used a Taser on him during a confrontation, according to Puyallup Tribal Police.

The incident unfolded about 2:30 a.m. when a male guest got into a physical confrontation with one or more security guards inside the casino.

Security personnel stunned the man with a Taser as they attempted to take him into custody. Immediately afterward, the man stopped breathing.

The man’s death is now under investigation by Puyallup Tribal Police. The FBI also has been asked to assist in the investigation, said FBI spokeswoman Ayn Dietrich.

No information was available about the man, including his name and age.

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/komo/article/Man-dies-after-being-shocked-with-Taser-at-Fife

 

 

 

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