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Jury finds for police officer in Taser death

Monday - 11/25/2013, 4:39pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A federal jury has ruled that a Baltimore County police officer did not use unreasonable force in using a Taser on a man who died during an effort to subdue him during an arrest.

The Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1bPLMEN) that the jury ruled Friday in a $10 million lawsuit filed by the family of 40-year-old Ryan Meyers. Meyers was hit by a Taser 10 times after police were called to his Middle River home in 2007 during a domestic dispute.

Police had said Meyers had refused officers' orders to drop a baseball bat he was carrying.

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Information from: The Daily Record of Baltimore, http://www.mddailyrecord.com


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