Oklahoma Officers Charged With Murder After Tazing Man Over 50 Times

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Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder almost exactly one year after a July 4 incident in which they allegedly used Tasers on a man more than 50 times before he died.

Wilson Police Department officers Joshua Taylor, 25, and Brandon Dingman, 34, were charged in connection with the death of 28-year-old Jared Lakey, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced Thursday.

The officers turned themselves in to the Carter County Sheriff’s Office. They were released on $250,000 bonds on Thursday.

If convicted, they could face sentences of 10 years to life in prison.

Read more at thehill.com


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