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Officer Accussed Of Murdering Former Footballer Dalian Atkinson, Tasered Him Six Times Longer Than Recommended

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Jury hears former Aston Villa footballer was shot with taser for 33 seconds

A jury in the UK has heard a police officer, accused of murdering former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson, shot him with a Taser for 33 seconds - six times longer than recommended.

PC Benjamin Monk denies murder and manslaughter.

Mr. Monk responding to a 999 call reporting a disturbance at Mr Atkinson's father's address, in 2016.

Sky correspondent, Becky Johnson, is outside Birmingham Crown Court - and says Mr Monk's alleged to have taken further action after the Tasering:

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