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Taser Strike Reportedly Causes Death of Crown Point Man

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A region resident died at a Chicago Heights hospital Sunday reportedly due to being hit with a Taser by police in Thornton, Illinois. The Times reports Thornton Police were called for a naked man near the Hubbard Park Pavilion, who became erratic and combative when officers approached him, so officers Tasered Mark Koves, of Crown Point, to subdue him during the arrest, and he was taken to the hospital for treatment.
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