A woman has died after being Tasered by police near Newcastle on Thursday.
Police were called to a unit complex in Mitchell Street in Stockton about 12.30pm, where officers were allegedly threatened with an axe before the 47-year-old woman barricaded herself inside a unit.
Police were able to gain entry about 9.45pm after bringing in specialist tactical officers, including police negotiators. Police said they used “a number” of tactical options in an effort to arrest the woman, including…
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