95-Year-Old Woman Tasered by Police in Australian Care Home Dies


Clare Nowland, a 95-year-old woman Tasered by police at a care home in Australia, has passed away. The incident occurred when officers responded to reports of her wandering around the facility with a steak knife.

The New South Wales Police (NSW) announced that the officer who deployed the Taser had been charged with assault. Mrs Nowland suffered critical injuries, including a fractured skull and brain bleed, after falling during the incident. Calls for a state parliamentary inquiry and the release of police bodycam footage have emerged. The family of Mrs Nowland has requested privacy following her death.

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