NEWSPAPER REPORTS STUN GUN USE INVOLVED IN 120 DEATHS SINCE 1999May 31, 2005 | www.Newsinferno.com
The sources used included autopsy reports, computer searches, police reports, media accounts, and Taser’s own records. To date, the research has shown that many of the deaths were "a cause, a contributing factor or could not be ruled out in someone’s death."
In several other cases, coroners and other officials reported that the use of the stun gun was not a factor in the death. In any event, the report lends strong support to the claim by many critics of the Taser that the so-called non-lethal weapon is far more dangerous than its manufacturer would have the public believe.