December 24, 2011

Taser Death: Wayne Williams (Houma, LA)

It happened again! A young man was electrocuted with over 50,000 volts of electricity from a taser gun and died. This time the taser gun was used by police officers in Houma, LA. The guy who died, 27-year old Wayne Williams, was in police custody at the time of his death. The police indicate that he swallowed drugs. I imagine that the autopsy will play up the drug angle.

Click here to learn more about this taser-related death.

It is worth noting that Houma is a relatively small town in Louisiana. However, Houma is no stranger to taser-related deaths. Villagers may recall that Dennis Sandras was also electrocuted by the Houma police department last year.

4 comments:

Stivin Sora said...

IM FROM HOUMA,LA AND TERREBONNE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE AN HOUMA POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE ALWAYS ABUSING THERE POWER AND THE NARCS THEY THE STREETS OF HOUMA ARE FROM THE MOVIE TRAINING DAY THE POLICE OUT HERE FIGURE THERE GOD THEY CAN DO WHAT THEY WANT WHEN THEY WANT AND HOW THEY WANT AND NO ONE'S GONNA TELL THEM ANYTHING AND IF YOU DO YOU GET THE SAME TREATMENT TOO WHICH IS REAL FOUL

Villager said...

Stivin Sora - I hear you! I wonder if this police killing will result in any changes? Or will the police and other powers-that-be in Houma simply trot out the usual excuses about the young man's involvement with drugs?

Villager said...

All - Coroner indicates that Mr. Williams was choked to death.

Villager said...

All - Officer cleared in the taser-related killing of Wayne Williams. Read more.