November 13, 2008
MOBERLY – Randolph County Coroner ruled the death of Stanley Harlan a homicide.
On Aug. 28, 23-year-old Harlan was making his way home when police claim they caught him driving while intoxicated. Police said Harlan resisted arrest and so they used a taser, or an electroshock device, to apprehend him.
There has been controversy involving police use of taser devices, which helped Harlan’s family gather more than 1,400 signatures to outlaw tasers permanently.
via KOMU.com – Coroner Rules in Moberly Man’s Death – Coverage You Can Count On plus short video report
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