Footballer killed with strømpistol: Now cop indicted

the Court of Birmingham appeals to an English police officer for the killing of the former football player Dalian Atkinson. Atkinson died at the age of 48 yea

Footballer killed with strømpistol: Now cop indicted

the Court of Birmingham appeals to an English police officer for the killing of the former football player Dalian Atkinson. Atkinson died at the age of 48 yea

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
07 November 2019 Thursday 20:00
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Footballer killed with strømpistol: Now cop indicted

the Court of Birmingham appeals to an English police officer for the killing of the former football player Dalian Atkinson.

Atkinson died at the age of 48 years in august 2016, after the cop had shot him with a elektrochokpistol.

- As a result of Dalian Atkinson's death in Telford 15. august 2016, the state prosecutor has approved a charge of homicide against a police officer from the West Mercia, oplyseren statsanklagerens office, according to AFP.

another cop from the same police office is also charged with assault.

Dalian Atkinson was in his professional football career striker in clubs such as Sheffield Wednesday, Aston Villa, Real Sociedad and Fenerbahce.

15. august 2016, the police were summoned, because Dalian Atkinson according to the testimony endangered his father.

One of the officers tried to pacify the former footballer with a elektrochokpistol, but it ended tragically, when the power resulted in the fact that Atkinson had cardiac arrest in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

- Dalians family welcomes the decision to bring the police officers for a jury, but I regret that it happens more than three years after the Dalians death, says in a statement from the deceased's family.

Updated: 07.11.2019 20:00
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