Suit claims cops stood by and laughed as officer shocked mentally ill suspect with stun gun
By Travis Gettys Thursday, November 28, 2013 16:19 EST
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Millvale police officer convicted in stun gun case
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A federal jury finds Officer Nicole Murphy guilty of violating Thomas Smith’s civil rights by using a stun gun on Smith three times while he was handcuffed. Subscribe to WTAE on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1emyOjP
Police and paramedics are accused in a federal lawsuit of laughing as they repeatedly shocked a mentally ill man with a stun gun while he was handcuffed.
Thomas Jason James Smith filed the suit against Millvale, Pennsylvania, police officer Nichole Murphy and Chief Derek Miller, in addition to the borough, which is just northeast of Pittsburgh.
The FBI launched a civil rights investigation earlier this year into the Sept. 21, 2012, incident…
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