MONTPELIER ó Vermont State Police say it will be several weeks before autopsy results are released for a Thetford man who died Wednesday after being hit with an electric stun gun by a state trooper.
Thirty-nine-year-old Macadam Mason was declared dead at a New Hampshire hospital after being shocked with a Taser stun gun during an altercation with police. Police were responding to a report that a suicidal Mason was threatening to harm himself and others when police say Mason, who was unarmed, came after a trooper.
An autopsy was performed Thursday by the New Hampshire medical examinerís office. But Vermont State Police Detective Sgt. Tara Thomas said the cause and manner of Masonís death wonít be known for sure until additional toxicology tests are completed in several weeks.MORE IN Vermont NewsSPRINGFIELD ó The parent of a black student who, according to a federal investigation, was the... Full StoryVermont, along with three other Northeast states, have petitioned the Nuclear Regulatory... Full Story
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