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Oklahoma family seeks investigation after man tased 27 times

 

October 5, 2018



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The family of an Oklahoma man who died after being tased by police more than two dozen times is calling for a criminal investigation.

Body-cam footage from the Tulsa Police Department shows 25-year-old Joshua Harvey breaking a glass door and entering a bank on Aug. 24.

The department's use-of-force report says officers used their tasers on Harvey 27 times in three minutes. Harvey lost consciousness and was taken to a hospital, where he died three days later.

Harvey's cause of death hasn't been released yet.

The family's attorney is urging the Tulsa County District Atto...



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