Police call for investigation into TASER death of Ill. teen


By Greg Jonsson, Shane Graber and Leah Thorsen
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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JERSEYVILLE- Police here are calling for a state investigation into the death of a 17-year-old who died after police shot him twice with a Taser.

An internal investigation found that police offiers had followed departmental policy on the use of Tasers, said Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby.

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