Martin Harrison, age 50. In custody. Reportedly fighting with guard. Tasered twice, collapsed, and died later. Details about the exact timing of the sequence of events is not being released. But if there had been a large delay between the final taser hit and his medical reaction, I'm sure that it would have been mentioned. No mention of a gap in the timing probably means that he reacted to the 2nd taser hit by collapsing. [via TNT] [LINK]
It's worth noting that The List (no matter who maintains it) can never be perfectly complete nor perfectly accurate. So this #500 is a tragic milestone, but the exact number of those who have "died" after being tasered may vary.
What is now perfectly clear is that use of tasers carries with it a risk of death.
The existence of this risk has been repeatedly denied by Taser International. They were wrong.
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