Man tasered to death for honking at cop

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  1. dawg

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    Family sues police over California Taser death


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The parents of a Southern California man who accuse police of killing their son with a Taser after he honked at a patrol car have sued the sheriff's department and county.
    The suit accuses the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, the county of San Bernardino and three deputies of assault and battery as well as negligence in the death of Allen Kephart, 43.




    http://news.yahoo.com/family-sues-police-over-california-taser-death-004054613.html
     
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    Shocking. :c
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    Don't tase me man, oww owww oww!!!!
     
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    The three officers used their electroshock Taser weapons on Kephart "without provocation or justification" for about 10 minutes, expending five cartridges, the lawsuit states.

    So the police decided to taser him for 10 minutes just for the giggles? I'm betting a 20 the man was not the saint the family thought he was. Sure the police can overboard sometimes but 10 minutes without any reason. I'm skeptical.