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  1. #1
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    Aug 2003

    LA - Baron 'Scooter' Pikes, 21, tasered 9 times by LEO, dies, Winnfield, 17 Jan 2008

    A Louisiana grand jury indicted a former police officer on a manslaughter charge in the death of a man who was Tasered nine times while handcuffed, prosecutors said Wednesday. Scott Nugent also was charged with felony criminal malfeasance in connection with the January death of Baron "Scooter" Pikes. full story


  2. #2
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    Apr 2013
    From May 2014:


    The Supreme Court on Monday... sent the case of Baron Pikes back to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. That court dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of Pikes' young son against a former police officer in the central Louisiana town of Winnfield...

    Winnfield fired Officer Scott Nugent after the episode. Nugent was charged with manslaughter in Pikes' death but was acquitted by a jury in 2010.

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