A federal court is refusing to order a new trial for a Frederick County sheriff’s deputy cleared of liability in the stun-gun-related death of a Frederick man.
A young man shot with a Taser dies. The sheriff’s deputy who fired the weapon is sued for millions of dollars. Wednesday afternoon, a jury reached a verdict in the case being closely watched by the law enforcement community.
A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy faces a multi-million dollar lawsuit after a deadly Taser incident. His attorney wrapped up their defense in federal court Monday.
A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy takes the stand, defending his use of a Taser. Four years ago, he fired the weapon, killing a 20-year-old. Now the victim’s family seeks millions in a wrongful death lawsuit.
An attorney told a federal jury Tuesday that a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy was “sadistic” for using an electric stun gun on a prone and unresponsive young man who was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.