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Jury weighing suit over stun-gun death

A federal jury deliberated about two hours Tuesday in the wrongful-death trial of a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy accused of using excessive force by shocking a man twice with an electric stun gun. The 10-member panel ended deliberations Tuesday ...

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Closing arguments under way in Frederick stun-gun death trial

A lawyer is asking a federal jury in Baltimore to find that a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy fatally shocked a Frederick man with an electric stun gun. Plaintiffs’ attorney Gregory Lattimer gave his closing argument Tuesday in the civil ...

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Frederick Co. deputy defends stun gun use in death case

A former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy has testified in a wrongful death case that he used a stun gun on a prone and unresponsive man because he believed he posed a credible threat. The Frederick News-Post reports that former Cpl. ...

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