BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police are investigating a Branford officer’s use of a stun gun on an unarmed man who died afterward.
Authorities say 41-year-old David Werblow of Branford became uncooperative and ignored officers’ requests during a reported disturbance Sunday evening. State police say an officer used a stun gun to “gain control” of Werblow, who went into medical distress and later died at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Officials haven’t released the officer’s name.
Branford land records show that Werblow’s address is a house owned by a nonprofit group that serves people with psychiatric and developmental disabilities. A person who answered the phone at the house declined to comment.
Medical examiners will be performing an autopsy to try to determine why Werblow died.
Information from: New Haven Register, https://www.nhregister.com
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