Funeral arrangements for teen killed after use of Taser

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CINCINNATI - Funeral arrangements have been made for 18-year-old Everette Howard, who died on UC's campus after police used a Taser on him.

The funeral is be held at the New Mission Missionary Baptist Church Saturday Aug. 13 from 9-11 a.m.

The church is located at 4809 Revenna Street in Cincinnati.

Police responded to a report of a fight on UC's campus around 3 a.m. Saturday. They say they found a large group of people in the area making loud and agitated noises.

Howard approached officers and was warned to stop approaching at the risk of Taser use, according to police.

When he did not stop, police say they used a Taser on him and cuffed him.

University police say they then called the Cincinnati Fire Department to treat the use of the Taser and checked his vital signs while he was on the ground. They say he was disoriented, but did not appear to be in life-threatening danger.

Howard eventually went into cardiac arrest and later died at University Hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.

The University of Cincinnati request an external review surrounding the Howard's death.

The police report has been released but much of it has been redacted because investigators believe that information is still part of the investigation. To read the report go to http://media2.wcpo.com/pdfs/Responsiverecordsredacted.pdf .

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