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Dalian Atkinson ‘hit the groundlike a ton of brickswhen cops tasered him

FOOTBALLER Dalian Atkinson hit the ground “like a ton of bricks” when cops tasered him, a court heard yesterday.

Witness Julia Shilton told Birmingham crown court the ex Aston Villa star appeared agitated.

Footballer Dalian Atkinson hit the ground 'like a ton of bricks' when cops tasered him, a court heard yesterday

Footballer Dalian Atkinson hit the ground ‘like a ton of brickswhen cops tasered him, a court heard yesterdayCrédito: Pensilvania
PC Benjamin Monk denies murder and manslaughter

PC Benjamin Monk denies murder and manslaughterCrédito: SWNS:Servicio de noticias del suroeste

Mrs Shilton, who witnessed the alleged killing from the window of her home, told Birmingham Crown Court she heard what sounded like an argument and then a police officer shouting to a man to get on the ground.

Ella dijo: “The officer drew a Taser and I heard a crackling sound but Mr Atkinson was still stood.

“Then the officer had fired the Taser again. At that point Mr Atkinson fell down to the ground. Like a ton of bricks.

Dalian previously played for clubs including Aston Villa

Dalian previously played for clubs including Aston VillaCrédito: Getty

“There was no movement. The male officer started kicking him.”

Dalian, 48, died in 2016 after the incident in Telford, Shrops. PC Benjamin Monk denies murder and manslaughter. PC Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith denies assault.

El juicio continúa.

Cop arrives at court charged with murder of ex-Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson who was shot with Taser