Cops deny undue force in Calif. TASER death

Coroner has determined that suspect had cocaine in system

By Lanz Christian Banez
The Times-Herald

VALLEJO, Calif — Vallejo police on Thursday dismissed a claim by members of a Vallejo man's family that they killed Michael White with excessive force.

"No, we did not murder Michael White. The autopsy's indicating ... excited delirium as the positive cause of death," police Lt. Abel Tenorio said Thursday, a day after White's family lobbed strong accusations at police.

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