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NIGERIAN MAN DIES AFTER JUMPING OFF A BRIDGE IN THE U.K WHILE BEING TEASED BY THE POLICE



A U.K-based Nigerian man, Oladeji Adeyemi Omishore, 41, has died after he jumped off a bridge into River Thames.
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According to reports, the incident happened last Saturday when metropolitan police officers were called to reports of a man armed with a screwdriver shouting on Chelsea Bridge Road.
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The officers tased him three times. In a footage trending on social media, a police officer can be seen using a taser on him before he ran to the edge of the bridge and jumped over the railing into the river.
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Oladeji struggled to battle the tide and breathe but was pulled to safety by the RNLI before being taken to a hospital, where he later died. According to Mail Online, the deceased had a history of m€ntal health problems.
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The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) confirmed the man died in hospital and an independent inquiry had begun.
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