By now you’ve heard the news regarding Norman Oosterbroek who was the bodyguard of stars such as: Lady Gaga, Nelson Mandela, Beyonce, and Jay Z. The 43-year-old man known as “The Dutch Giant” reportedly ingested an unknown drug seconds before he violently resisted arrest, leading to his untimely death. Authorities claim that he had been dealing with drug abuse for quite a long time and had been in and out of rehab for years. Hit the jump for the rest.
Neighbors Markus and Christiane Jung became extremely suspicious when they heard noises outside of their home on Monday night. Once police were able to arrive, the were greeted by the sight of The Dutch Giant fighting with Mr. Jung. During the fight, responding officers noticed Oosterbroek ingest the drug before they pursued him. It turns out that the drug consumed was cocaine. Despite the effects of cocaine and the adrenaline mixed with the taser it’s still unknown what the exact cause of death was. Remember Scarface? Tony Montana took a lot of bullets while high on coke. But, Scarface was only a movie, this is real life.
However, this isn’t the first time Miami Police killed someone with a taser. Remember 18-year-old Israel Hernandez-Llach?