Metairie Man Dies After Confrontation with Police - KLFY News 10

January 25, 2006

Metairie Man Dies After Confrontation with Police

A Metairie man died Wednesday of unknown causes after an altercation with police in which a TASER was used on him.

Jefferson Parish sheriff's officials say officers were sent to a home with an emergency committal order for the 47-year-old man.

As they attempted to take him into custody, the man allegedly became violent with officers, who were forced to use the TASER.

The man died after he was taken to East Jefferson General Hospital.

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