Stun gun used in arrest of man who died in jail

Police said a 36-year-old New Jersey man who was found dead in a mid-Michigan jail cell over the weekend had been subdued by officers using a stun gun during his arrest. Michigan State Police told the Morning Sun a stun gun was used Saturday on Bradford Gibson of East Orange by officers trying to get him to leave a bar in Mount Pleasant. An autopsy was conducted and investigators were awaiting a report about cause of death.
AP Wire
Sep 29, 2011

Police said Gibson was found unconscious, not breathing and without a pulse about 3 a.m. in a cell at the Isabella County Jail. He had been arrested about an hour earlier by police for being a disorderly person, resisting a police officer and aggravated assault on an officer.

State police are investigating the case.

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