Widespread Use of Tasers by Law Enforcement Sees Inevitable Rise In Accidental Deaths

The Taser death march, claiming on average one victim per week in North America, continues. Since Kevin Piskura’s tasering and death outside a bar in Oxford Ohio 6 9 10 14 (updated June 30th) more people have died after being tasered:

340. April 24, 2008: Dewayne Chatt, 39, Memphis, Tennessee
341. April 27, 2008: Paul Thompson, 24, Greensboro, North Carolina
342. April 28, 2008: Jermaine Ward, 28, Jackson, Tennessee
343. May 4, 2008: Joe Kubat, 21, St. Paul, Minnesota
344. May 6, 2008: James S. Wilson, 22, Alton, Missouri
345. May 28, 2008: Ricardo Manuel Abrahams, 44, Woodland, California
346. May 31, 2008: Robert Ingram, 27, Raceland, Louisiana
347. June 5, 2008: Willie Maye, 43, Birmingham, Alabama
348. June 6, 2008: Donovan Graham, 39, Meriden, Connecticut
349. June 8, 2008: Quintrell T. Brannon, 25, Vincennes, Indiana
350. June 9, 2008: Tony Curtis Bradway, 26, Brooklyn, New York
351. June 23, 2008: Jeffrey Marreel, 36, Norfolk, Ontario
352. June 24, 2008: Ernest Graves, 26, Rockford, Illinois
353. June 27, 2008: Nicholas Cody, 27, Dothan, Alabama

via Truth Not Tasers

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