Sinth Khottavongsa, 57

Minneapolis, Minnesota
January 18, 2015

Agencies: Brooklyn Center Police Department Minnesota

Cause of death: Taser

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The medical examiner said Sinth Khottavongsa, 57, died just two days after police used a Taser on him.

Brooklyn Center Police responded to a call of a group of people fighting in a parking lot in the 5800 block of Xerxes Avenue on Jan. 16.  They say that’s where they saw Sinth holding a crow bar “in a threatening manner.”