michael_ford_web.jpgLIVONIA, Mich. (AP) – A 50-year-old man who fell and struck his head after Livonia police subdued him with a stun gun has died in a Detroit area hospital.




Police say, in a release, that Michael Ford died Tuesday night. They say officers confronted a knife-wielding Ford outside his apartment complex Aug. 14 while investigating a loud music complaint.

Police say one officer used a stun gun after Ford failed to obey. Ewayne Harrell tells The Detroit News his cousin sustained a ruptured spleen, cracked pelvis and head injuries.

Harrell says Ford didn't have a knife.

Livonia police say they're investigating Ford's death. The Wayne County medical examiner and prosecutor also are part of the investigation.


Pictured Above:    Michael Ford