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Who was Dalian Atkinson?

Dalian Atkinson was an English footballer who played as a forward for the Premier League teams Manchester City and Aston Villa. He had also played for many teams abroad; in Spain for Real Sociedad, in France for Metz, in Turkey for Fenerbahçe and in South Korea for Daejeon Citizen and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

The former Villa and Manchester City footballer died after being shot with a 50,000-volt Taser pistol in Telford, Shropshire, in August 2016.

How old was Dalian Atkinson?

Dalian Atkinson was 48 years old at the time of his death on August 15, 2016.

Dalian Atkinson’s Wikipedia

Atkinson rose to fame in Ipswich Town as a teenager, impressing seasoned experts with his speed and fearlessness, which included a hat-trick against a Middlesbrough team that contained Gary Pallister and future Ipswich captain Tony Mowbray at the heart of his defense, in 1987 –88 season.

In 1989 manager Ron Atkinson took him to Sheffield Wednesday for £ 450,000. He was always present in the league for Sheffield Wednesday in his only season there, scoring 10 goals. After relegation, he was sold to the Royal Society for 1.7 million pounds.

Atkinson was racially abused by opposition fanatics during his stay in Spain.

Atkinson joined Aston Villa for £ 1.6 million in July 1991.

Atkinson is probably best remembered for his magnificent solo goal against Wimbledon in the 3-2 away win on October 3, 1992, which won Goal of the Season award in the match of the day for the 1992-93 season, the first season of the new FA. Premier League, when Villa finished runner-up.

Atkinson is also remembered by Aston Villa fans for his goal in the 1994 League Cup final victory against Manchester United.

Footballer Dalian Atkinson

Atkinson represented England B’s team in a 4-1 friendly defeat against Republic of Ireland B on March 27, 1990. He scored England’s only goal in the match.

Death of Dalian Atkinson

An “angry” police officer caused the death of former Aston Villa player Atkinson when he hit him six times more than standard practice before kicking him at least twice in the head, a court heard. PC Benjamin Monk is on trial for murder after discharging his Taser for 33 seconds and his West Mercia police colleague, Pc Mary Bettley-Smith, is charged with assault for the use of his cane against Atkinson after he was left. stunned and fallen to the ground.

The couple was in a relationship at the time, it was revealed in court yesterday.

Atkinson, a Birmingham club star in the 1990s, visited his father’s home in Meadow Close, Telford, at 1.30am on August 15, 2016, to discuss a hospital appointment for his kidney disease. . He had been watching Andy Murray compete in the 2016 Olympics before heading to his father’s house.

He had smoked a small amount of cannabis, the court heard.

His shouting in the street demanding to be let in woke up some of the neighbors, one of whom was so concerned that he called the police. When Pc Monk and Pc Bettley-Smith, 31, arrived, Atkinson was behaving in a “strange and erratic” manner and referring to himself as “the Messiah,” the jury heard.

A witness saw Atkinson walk away from his father’s front door toward the officers with outstretched arms and open palms.

As he made his way down the driveway after two failed Taser attempts, Atkinson said, “I told you your thing’s not working. I am the Messiah. You can’t hurt me. ”

Pc Monk then tried Taser Atkinson a third time. Alexandra Healy QC for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said: “The default standard setting for a Taser is a five second phase, but it is possible to override it by continuing to hold the trigger.

“Pc Monk kept pulling the trigger for more than six times the duration of a standard phase. The Taser was deployed for 33 seconds. ”

Dalian Atkinson Police

Another Meadow Close resident heard an officer yell at a woman who had “screwed him up” while Atkinson was on the ground, the jury heard. When reinforcements arrived, Atkinson, 48, was already on the ground and an officer saw Pc Monk’s foot on the top of the star’s head or shoulder as he turned toward Meadow Close.

Five officers heard Pc Monk admit to kicking Atkinson. “I had to kick him in the head,” they heard him say.

The ambulance arrived around 1.49 am, and an officer waiting for the paramedics heard Pc Monk tell one of the doctors: “He may be a bit bloody because I had to kick him,” the Crown told the jury. Atkinson was put into the ambulance with his hands handcuffed behind his back because police officers believed he was pretending to be ill, the court heard. During the six-minute drive to the hospital, paramedics requested that the handcuffs be removed.

When Atkinson arrived at the hospital, he was still breathing, but then went into cardiac arrest. He was pronounced dead at 2.44am. Pc Monk and Pc Bettley-Smith returned to Malinsgate Police Station in their vehicle after the ambulance passed through Meadow Close.

Dalian Atkinson’s cause of death

Atkinson had high blood pressure and heart disease, as well as end-stage renal failure for which he was on dialysis.

He was to attend BMI Alexandra hospital in connection with his kidney disease a few hours after his death. Pc Monk was charged in 2019 with murder and an alternate count of involuntary manslaughter after an investigation into Atkinson’s death.

Dalian Atkinson trial

“He chose to take that anger out on Dalian Atkinson by kicking him in the head.”

Dalian’s devastated family had campaigned for a full investigation into his death and “welcomed” the decision to indict the officers. Monk is only the fourth officer charged with murdering someone while he was on duty in more than 20 years.

Pc Monk’s West Mercia police colleague, Pc Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith, is charged with assault for actual bodily injury (ABH).

They both deny all the charges against her. The trial continues.

The jury must hear the opening speeches at Birmingham Crown Court.

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