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Ex-cop may be charged in case of man Tasered to death

July 23, 2008
Baron "Scooter" Pikes

Baron "Scooter" Pikes

DeaconDavid’s comment: The medical examiners ruled this death a homicide. What do you think should happen to the police office who did this? Please leave your comments.

A police officer shocked a handcuffed Baron “Scooter” Pikes nine times with a Taser after arresting him on a cocaine charge. He stopped twitching after seven, according to a report. Soon afterward, Pikes was dead. Now the officer, since fired, could end up facing criminal charges in Pikes’ January death after medical examiners ruled it a homicide.

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