Mary Eleanor Malone Jeffries, 51

Holly Springs, Mississippi
October 01, 2005

Agencies: Holly Springs Police Department Mississippi | Mississippi Bureau of Investigation

Cause of death: Taser


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Overview

Police attempted to arrest Jeffries after a patrolling officer noticed her walking and turning around while naked in the middle of Memphis Street near Falconer and the Holly Market. The officer called for backup. Jeffries reportedly fought with 3 police officers while they attempted to handcuff her and get her into a patrol car. Jeffries was brought to Marshall County Jail, where she reportedly refused to get out of the patrol car. Police officers asked the jailer to bring out a restraint chair. Jeffries was tasered, placed in restraint and carried into the jail. While officers were booking Jeffries they noticed she was not doing well and asked for rescue. Jeffries died at a hospital.

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