Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson dies after been tasered by police. The Aston Villa legend Dalian is remembered as a legend in the eyes of Villa fans,and he contributed a lot during his career at the club.
Police were called to a home in Meadow Close, Telford in the early hours of Monday morning middle matters “for the safety of an individual”.
West Mercia Police said the 48 year old man named as Atkinson was given medical treatment after being Tasered but died later around 90 minutes later.
“Upon arrival Taser was deployed and a 48-year-old man, who subsequently received medical attention, was pronounced dead at approximately 3am.
“West Mercia Police are unable to comment any further as the incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) as is normal procedure, and will assist the IPCC with their inquiries.”