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Prosecutors: No charges against Baltimore officer who used Taser on teen
Prosecutors: No charges against Baltimore officer who used Taser on teen

Baltimore police officers will not face charges for using a Taser five times on a 19-year-old hospital patient who died in May, city prosecutors said Tuesday. After interviewing witnesses, reviewing the use of the Taser and studying autopsy results, the Baltimore state's attorney's office concluded George Vonn King Jr. died of "natural causes following a lengthy struggle" with police and staff at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. Prosecutors said King's meningitis led to "extensive destruction" of brain cells that likely contributed to cardiac arrest. "The autopsy revealed no credible evidence that either the restraint of the decedent by medical...

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