15th August 2016

Former Aston Villa Striker Dalian Atkinson died after being tasered by Police in Telford in the early hours of Monday 15th August 2016.

West Mercia Police have stated Officers were called to a home address after concerns were raised about the man’s health. A taser was deployed and medical treatment administered but he was pronounced dead at approximately 3.00am.

The Police Watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is investigating the death.