95-Year-Old Woman Dies After Police Shoot Her With Stun Gun; Officer Faces Charges
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- A 95-year-old woman in Australia died Wednesday, a week after a police officer shot her with a stun gun in a nursing home as she moved toward him using a walker and carrying a steak knife.
- Clare Nowland, who had dementia, had been hospitalized in New South Wales state since her skull was fractured when she fell on May 17 after Constable Kristian White shocked her with a stun gun.
- Police announced Nowland’s death hours after reporting that White has been ordered to appear in court on July 5 on charges of recklessly causing grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and common assault.
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