A 27-year-old inmate died early Thursday after he was shocked with a Taser at a Riverside County jail.Nelson had been arrested in Sage, an unincorporated community south of Hemet, about 6:30 p.m. on suspicion of resisting an officer, said Sgt. Mike Lujan of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department Central Homicide Unit. Lujan said a man had called 911 reporting a suspicious vehicle off the road around the 43700 block of Cactus Valley Road. ...
Monday, August 03, 2009
Actually, I think since Braidwood, I can write, "another person killed by a taser."
Taser fanboys will tell you that this death doesn't matter because the man was an inmate, maybe even a drug user. Taser fanboys really are the lowest form of life.
The truth is that the drugs don't matter. The size of the victim doesn't matter. What matters is this: suspect tased, suspect dies.