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Taser victim update

According to the Manchester Evening News today, the man who was shot by police with a Taser stun gun died from stab wounds, a post-mortem examination has found.

Father-of-two Philip Hulmes, 53, had already knifed himself several times when he was hit by the gun’s electric barbs. He died in hospital a short time later.

The results of the post-mortem examination were revealed by Greater Manchester Police today as police watchdogs continue to investigate the incident.