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FBI Probes Police Tasering That Lead to Death of Homeless Man
Posted By admin On August 3, 2011 @ 11:28 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
August 3, 2011
FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) — The FBI and California authorities said they are investigating the death of a homeless man five days after a run-in with Fullerton, Calif., police officers.
Witnesses said six officers fought with Kelly Thomas, 37, a schizophrenic, and used a stun gun to subdue him July 5, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The incident sent Thomas into a coma and he died after being taken off life support.
A photo taken of Thomas at the hospital showed his face grotesquely swollen and covered with bruises and cuts.
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