King was the subject of a traffic stop, and uncooperative. When the officer reached into his car window while questioning a pill bottle, King rolled forward, briefly dragging the officer along for two blocks. After the officer freed himself, King crashed his car into a wooded area. On foot and still disobedient, Lewis was Tased at least twice, cuffed and had his ankles tied together. His death was attributed to cardiac arrest.

ID: 1947

Victms Name: Lewis Sanks King
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: St. Augustine
County: St. Johns
State: FL
Zip Code: 32084
Country: United States of America

Agency: St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Tasered

Circumstances surrounding mental health: King was the subject of a traffic stop, and uncooperative. When the officer reached into his car window while questioning a pill bottle, King rolled forward, briefly dragging the officer along for two blocks. After the officer freed himself, King crashed his car into a wooded area. On foot and still disobedient, Lewis was Tased at least twice, cuffed and had his ankles tied together. His death was attributed to cardiac arrest.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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