Heart problem killed SC man, not TASER
Died from cardiac arrhythmia caused by an enlarged heart, compounded by the physical exertion of the altercation
GREENVILLE, SC — An autopsy report released Tuesday said a man who police shocked with Tasers died from cardiac arrhythmia caused by an enlarged heart and that the physical exertion of the altercation with officers may have contributed to his death.
Last month, Andrew Torres' family had called police to help escort him to the hospital for mental health treatment. According to family, Torres, 39, suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Greenville police officers went to the family's home on Augusta Street as part of an involuntary commitment.
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