... Michael Brian Langan, 17, died in July 2008 after an altercation with police in a William Avenue back lane. An autopsy report obtained by the Free Press last year said Langan died of heart arrhythmia after police shocked him twice with a Taser. ... In the autopsy report, a medical examiner's report said Langan's death was due to "cardiac arrhythmia (ventricular fibrillation) due to deployment of electronic control device." The report also said Langan had a heart abnormality that contributed to his death, as did running from police. ... [LINK] [via TNT]
Review the following:
"The risk of an ECD application having a negative effect on a person's heart rate and/or rhythm is not zero." AND SO MUCH MORE HERE -> [LINK]
"When possible avoiding chest shots with ECDs reduces the risk of affecting the heart and avoids the controversy about whether ECDs do or do not affect the human heart." They are slowly micro-stepping their safety warnings hoping that nobody will notice the slow change... [LINK]
If Taser International won't Read The F__king Manual, then the manual should be read aloud in court. [LINK]
Tasers Can Kill.
Even Taser International has been forced to admit that cold hard fact in their legal warnings.
And then they have the nerve to deny it ever happens.