Thursday, September 18, 2008

Death by Excited Delirium: Diagnosis or Coverup?

From National Public Radio (NPR), February 27, 2007:
By Laura Sullivan (pictured)

You may not have heard of it, but police departments and medical examiners are using a new term to explain why some people suddenly die in police custody. It's a controversial diagnosis called excited delirium. But the question for many civil liberties groups is, does it really exist?
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Also see:

Tasers Implicated in Excited Delirium Deaths

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