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Cincinatti Student dies after being tasered by university campus officer

Posted By admin On August 8, 2011 @ 7:34 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

PAUL THOMPSON
UK Daily Mail [1]
Aug 8, 2011

A student has died after being shot with a Taser by campus police.

Everette Howard, from Cincinatti, went into cardiac arrest after being struck by the stun gun after police were responding to reports of an assault.

The 18-year-old, who was due to attend the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, was said to have approached a campus police officer with clenched fists.

Authorities at the University of Cincinnati said he was told to remain still, but continued to walk towards the campus officer.

Everette was struck once by the Taser which can discharge an electric shock of up to 50,000 volts.

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