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Granite Shoals man’s death in police custody result of methamphetamines, restraint procedures, according to autopsy

GRANITE SHOALS — The death of a 52-year-old man who was tasered in a struggle with police has been ruled a homicide resulting from methamphetamine intoxication and restraint procedures, according to an autopsy.

Willie Ray Banks was tasered, handcuffed and shackled by law officers during a disturbance Dec. 29 in the 1100 block of Churchill Drive, according to reports.