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Nehemiah Dillard, 29
Gainsville, Florida
March 05, 2012

Agencies: Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. | Alachua County Sheriff's Office Florida

Cause of death: taser

Last updated: about 3 years ago

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Dillard was admitted to Meridian Behavioral Healthcare after "displaying strange behavior" in a stranger's yard. He allegedly struck a member of the hospital's staff, who called police. Officers shot him twice with tasers after he allegedly attacked them. After being handcuffed, the Tampa Bay Times reports, "a staffer at the facility injected him with drugs" and Dillard died soon after from cardiac arrest.