Wayne Michael Williams (6527)



12/22/2011: Wayne Williams died after police shocked him with a stun gun when he was allegedly trying to swallow drugs. Police said they saw Williams exchange an item from his car with a pedestrian. Williams reportedly began to drive away as police approached him and officers claimed they saw Williams swallow something. An agent tasered Williams as police tried to pull him out of the car. Officers reportedly noticed he was choking during the arrest and removed his handcuffs. An officer tried to perform the Heimlich maneuver while a bystander tried to clear William's airway, according to police. "A bag of suspected cocaine was pulled from his throat in the ambulance and another containing suspected heroin and marijuana" was taken out at Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20111223/HURBLOG/111229843

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