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KBI investigating death of Topeka man tasered and pepper sprayed by Osage County deputies

Posted in Uncategorized by kofonews on October 30, 2015

LYNDON — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a Topeka man who died after Osage County deputies used tasers and pepper spray on him last week..Osage County 911 received a call from Shawnee County 911 about a possible domestic disturbance at a home in the 11000 block of South Jordan Road just south of the Osage-Shawnee County line early morning of Oct. 20, Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn said. Deputies arrived at the home and found an ongoing domestic disturbance with a hostage situation, she said.  She said they used tasers and oleoresin capsicum pepper spray to attempt to gain control of Kenneth Schick, 48, Topeka. Schick collapsed and was transported by ambulance to a Topeka hospital where he later died . Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the man’s death, she said. Dunn said there will be no further comments from her office until the kbi has completed the investigation.

Thursday, Oct. 29, 10 p.m.

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