Benston Calvin Clinkscales Killed by Anderson Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
902 Pickens St
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Clinkscales' mother called 911 around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, saying her son was acting strange and had been drinking heavily before putting his arm through a window, police said. Police who arrived at the residence found a belligerent man, and they tasered him. First aid workers took him to a hospital where he died.

Victim's Name: Benston Calvin Clinkscales

Agency Responsible: Anderson Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: Black

Date of Death: May 1, 2016

County: Anderson

Cause of Death: Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Geography: Suburban

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