Sunday, May 24, 2009

Not A Lot Of Info.

The Oregonian reports that the man tasered and beaten to death was 37 years old, and KPTV says he was 30. Looks like their trying to make him look like a bad dude now. From

SALEM, Ore. -- A 30-year-old man died after a fight with police officers Saturday night, according to the Salem Police Department.

Police said they were called to an apartment on Royvonne Avenue to investigate a man trespassing at the home. Officers said they encountered Gregory Rold, who they said violently resisted police.

The officers used their Tasers and batons to eventually take him into custody, police said. While they were restraining and handcuffing Rold, officers noticed he was unconscious and unresponsive.

Police called for paramedics and rendered emergency medical aid until they arrived. Rold was taken to Salem Hospital, where he died at about 9:27 p.m.

Officer Jacob Pratt was injured during the fight and was treated at Silverton Hospital. He and the other three officers -- Eric Brown, Adam Waite and Darron Mumey -- have been placed on administrative leave while the incident is being investigated by Oregon State Police, per the police department's policy.

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