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Victim of fatal tasering given CPR

A victim of fatal tasering received CPR. The British Columbia’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a Fraser Valley man who was accused of stabbing a dog.

Tasering ordeal required further investigation

RCMP Insp. Ed Boettcher stated that the Chilliwack Mounties were called to a house and engaged the suspect inside the residence. The suspect allegedly struggled with the police before the officers decided to utilize a conducted energy weapon and arrest him.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that can save a life.

Boettcher stated that the man appeared unresponsive. The police officers started CPR and called paramedics who took the suspect to a healthcare facility where he was later declared dead.

An officer was injured, treated in a healthcare facility and released. As for the dog, it was taken to a veterinarian.

Prompt intervention

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving technique that can save a life. If it is promptly delivered, it significantly improves the chances of survival during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a first aid and CPR course and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

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