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miscarriage tasering probe

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 10:20 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A La Porte County jail inmate was found to have suffered a miscarriage after being
tasered.
Last Thursday....authorities say a female jail inmate was involved
in a physical altercation with another inmate.
Police say a jail deputy intervened and was taken to the floor by one of the
inmates.
According to police....other deputies responded and the inmate who attacked
the jailer was tasered when she failed to comply with orders to release the
jail officer.
The 23 year old inmate who was tasered was taken to the hospital to be evaluated
due to her pregnancy.
During the exam...police say it was determined the fetus was deceased.
Police say the sheriff's office along with the La Porte County Coroner's
Office is still investigating.
Police say additional details will be released once the investigation is
completed.