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(Update corrected)Baker death ruled accidental... not from tasering, but, ingestion of two drugs...

A Buffalo-area man who was tazered while in Jamestown Police custody last February died from what a coroner calls "acute intoxication of two drugs."  Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley says Charles Baker had apparently ingesting powder cocaine... and, the drug Tramadol prior to -- and, as he was being arrested following a traffic stop.  He allegedly became combative with police in the Feb. 16 incident... and, officers deployed a taser.  Baker later suffered two seizures, and died at WCA Hospital.  Police say Baker was trying to throw away baggies of cocaine that were in his possession.  More on this story later.

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Wendel and Berke express concerns over COVID-19 case spike, and people in isolation or quarantine... Chautauqua County officials are expressing serious concerns about a new peak in COVID-19 cases... ...

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