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Dalian Atkinson dies after being Tasered in Telford by police

Dalian Atkinson achieved most success at Aston Villa, but also played for Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday

Former footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a Taser by police at his father’s house. Police said the weapon was deployed at about 01:30 BST in Telford, Shropshire after officers were called to a report of concern for a man’s safety. A neighbour described seeing the former Aston Villa star, 48, being Tasered after “stumbling towards” the ...

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