IN: Did Tasering cause LaPorte inmate’s miscarriage?

From the article: “The 23-year-old pregnant inmate was involved in a physical altercation with another female inmate Nov. 29, police said. A jail deputy trying to break up the fight was taken to the floor by the pregnant inmate, according to reports.  Other jail deputies responded, police said, and the woman was Tasered when she refused to comply with orders to release the jailer. She then released the deputy and the situation was resolved.”

When the inmate was taken to the hospital for a medical examination following the use of force, it was found that the pregnant inmate’s fetus had died.  Whether the Tasering resulted in the death is currently under investigation.

Read more here.

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