July 25, 2009

Autopsy Report: Coroner Won't Admit Taser Involved in Death of Charles Anthony Torrence

The Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office completed autopsy on 36 year-old Charles Anthony Torrence. Torrence is the Simi Valley man who died after struggling with several police officers who were trying to arrest him last week.

Chief Medical Examiner Ronald O'Halloran said his staff is still "unsure" of how he died. O'Halloran said he is waiting for toxicology results, which can take up to four months to be released.

Read more here.

Does anyone know where we can get a copy of either the police report or the autopsy report for this case?


Anonymous said...

It seems that over the past couple of years, tasers have been at the forefront for many deaths or at least wrongful targeting.

Villager said...

News Revolver - I agree. There have been 25 taser-related deaths in 2009 alone. When will we say that 'enough is enough'?