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Two Police Officers Could Face Criminal Charges For The Fatal Tasering Of Aston Villa Star Dalian Atkinson

Two police officers could face criminal charges over the death of former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson. The Independent Office for Police Conduct announced on Thursday that it had referred the case to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to consider potential criminal charges against the officers. The former premier league footballer, 48, died around 90 minutes after being tasered in an incident involving three officers outside his father’s home in Telford, Shropshire in August 2016.The officers were called to a home amid concerns “for the safety of an individual”. After being tasered,...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 18 October