Tanisha Anderson’s Death Ruled A Homicide — Pattern Of Police Brutality?

Tanisha Anderson

Police killed Tanisha Anderson, a mentally ill African-american woman, while she was in custody on November 13. The medical examiner has ruled the death a homicide.

The medical examiner’s office said Anderson’s death was “sudden death associated with physical restraint in a prone position.” Her bipolar disorder and past heart disease were contributing factors, according to the report.

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