Suspect's family sues after FWPD drug raid death

The family of a Fort Worth man who died after being shocked by a Taser has filed a lawsuit against the city and two officers.

Video from police body cameras shows officers tasing Jermaine Darden during a drug arrest two years ago. The 34-year-old who weighed about 340 pounds allegedly resisted arrest.

The suit says on the way to the raid at Darden's home, officers made racist jokes about the lack of fried chicken restaurants in the neighborhood.

His family also doesn't believe he was resisting and thinks tasing him was unnecessary.

His cause of death was ruled sudden cardiac arrest related to heart disease and what the medical examiner called application of restraint.

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