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Man dies after being tasered by police

A man has died after being tasered by police at a property in Wiltshire.

Police officers attended an address in Warminster shortly before midnight on 26 October attending to a report of a man at the address who had caused himself significant harm and was threatening further serious harm to himself and others.

Officers intervened and Taser was discharged, however,the man subsequently died at the scene.

Credit: PA

Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this most tragic and difficult time, who are being supported by a specialist officer.

– ACC Paul Mills, Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police immediately referred the incident to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). They are now conducting an independent investigation into the circumstances.

Guido Liguori, IPCC associate commissioner, said: "We have begun a thorough, independent investigation into the contact police had with the man prior to his death."

My thoughts are with his family and friends and with those affected by this event at this difficult time.

– Guido Liguori, IPCC