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The Guardian: Man Dies After Being Tasered By Police

The Guardian: Man Dies After Being Tasered By Police

Man named locally as Jordan Begley said to have suffered 'medical episode' after incident in Manchester

Helen Pidd, Sarah Dawood, Vikram Dodd and Eric Allison
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 11 July 2013 08.45 EDT

A man who died after being tasered by police in Manchester has been named locally as 23-year-old factory worker Jordan Begley. He is said to have suffered a "medical episode" and died after police fired at him with the stun gun.

Officers responded to reports of a disturbance at about 8.15pm on Wednesday in Gorton, east Manchester, and used the Taser while detaining the man. The police force referred the case to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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