Restraint Asphyxia

Asphyxia related to the use of physical restraints
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State Pathologist Marie Cassidy said she believed Adrian died from restraint asphyxia, which can occur when security staff apply restraint techniques incorrectly.
As Supervising Deputy Coroner Phil Ehlert explained to the Sacramento Bee, restraint asphyxia is "a lack of oxygen caused by a highly agitated state exacerbated by the imposed restraint.