“Lawsuit over taser death is settled”

Happened in Georgia (ours, not Eastern Europe’s) and the lawsuit may be settled but the young man is still dead, killed by cops — Georgia: Lawsuit Over Taser Death Is Settled – NYTimes.com.:

The family of a man who died after being stunned up to 13 times with Taser devices during his arrest settled a lawsuit against East Point, an Atlanta suburb, and two police officers.  Gregory L. Towns Jr., 24, fled officers who tried to stop him for questioning. The police said Mr. Towns resisted instructions after his capture, but family members said officers had “acted with malice.” The family’s lawyer did not disclose details of the settlement on Thursday except to say that it was for the maximum amount permitted under the city’s insurance policy. One officer resigned after the episode, and another was fired.


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