Nine sheriff's deputies in Chatham County, Ga., were fired on Friday following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of black inmate Matthew Ajibade in January.
The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said that Ajibade, who suffered from bipolar disorder, died after a deputy use a Taser on him and he was placed in isolation in a restraining chair, according to Georgia television station WTOC.
Ajibade's family alleges that a deputy used a Taser on Ajibade while he was in the restraining chair and then left him unattended, according to NBC News. Ajibade was booked and restrained by deputies after he allegedly hit his girlfriend and broke a police officer's nose.
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