A great-grandmother who was severely injured after being tasered by police has died.
According to the Daily Telegraph, Clare Nowland, who was 95 years old, died at a local hospital on Wednesday night.
Her relatives said that her death came shortly after a police officer was charged with three offenses following the incident.
The NSW Police confirmed the death of Clare Nowland. In a statement, they said that she died at a local hospital in Cooma.
She was surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of Clare Nowland, and those who were fortunate enough to know her.
The police officer who tasered her, Kristian White, will face court on July 5. He will be charged with various offenses.
On Wednesday, NSW Police Commissioner, Karen Webb, said that it was possible that the charges against the officer could be upgraded. T
he incident has led to widespread criticism of the police force.
She also stated that it was not yet clear why the confrontation with the woman was handled in this manner.