Joseph Moreno (7920)

5/30/2013: Wanted for parole violation, for a failed drug test, Joseph Moreno was located and approached by US marshals fugitive task force. After feeling threatened by an unresponsive and “combative” suspect, an officer tasered Moreno. He was cleared by paramedics and spent 45 minutes in police custody when he started sweating and speaking incoherently. Moreno was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Mesa homicide detectives are investigating.

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