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Officers stunned a drunken and agitated Jayson Williams with a Taser at a swank Manhattan hotel Monday morning after reports that the troubled ex-NBA star appeared suicidal, police said. Police were called to the hotel in Battery Park City in lower Manhattan around 4 a.m. after a report that the former New Jersey Nets star was suicidal, authorities said.
When officers arrived, there were empty bottles of prescription drugs strewn around the disheveled hotel suite...Read Full Story
BY ALISON GENDAR, JONATHAN LEMIRE AND DAVE GOLDINER DAILY NEWS POLICE BUREAUUpdated Monday, April 27th 2009, 2:46 PMsee more pictures ( click here )Cops Tasered ex-NBA star Jayson Williams Monday after the troubled hoopster went nuts in his luxury Manhattan hotel room, police sources said.The popular New Jersey Netscente r, who beat the rap trial for shooting his chauffeur in 2002, was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital in handcuffs after cops found suicide notes and empty bottles of pills in...Read Full Story
I read the story a couple of days ago about Iman Morales, who died after being tasered while on a 10 foot ledge. It appears that the cop that gave the go ahead to kill Mr. Morales has committed suicide.He killed himself out of guilt but he also carried out a sentence that no police officer would ever receive, even though his actions were equal to pushing Mr Morales off the ledge.That stories reminded me of several instances here in Chicago where family disputes took place with someone who...Read Full Story
Iman Morales was a disturbed New York man who fell to his death from a fire escape after being Tasered by police lieutenant Michael Pigott, who later killed himself over the incident.