Nelson and his girlfriend had an overheated car. He pulled into a shopping complex parking lot and accidently lost the radiator cap. An intense argument broke out between the two, which attracted the center’s security and then pulled in a deputy. Nelson argued and physically fought the deputy, was Tased five times and put into leg irons, went into the respiratory arrest in back of the patrol car, and died.

ID: 2319

Victms Name: Demetrius Nelson
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Destin
County: Okaloosa
State: FL
Zip Code: 32541
Country: United States of America

Agency: Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Tasered

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Nelson and his girlfriend had an overheated car. He pulled into a shopping complex parking lot and accidently lost the radiator cap. An intense argument broke out between the two, which attracted the center’s security and then pulled in a deputy. Nelson argued and physically fought the deputy, was Tased five times and put into leg irons, went into the respiratory arrest in back of the patrol car, and died.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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