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*Federal lawsuit filed against state police over Taser incident

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  A Clarion County incident in which a gasoline-soaked man burst into flames and died, allegedly after being zapped with a Taser, is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Pennsylvania State Police.

Levi Mohney was 24 on March 18, 2009, when state troopers surrounded his girlfriend’s Strattenville mobile home and demanded that he come out, according to the complaint filed in the Western District of U.S. District Court by attorney Patrick G. Geckle, of Philadelphia. When he would not come out, they broke open the door….