Police “Spit Bag” May Have Killed Wisconsin Man

Matthew Sheridan, 20, of Mequon, Wi., died after an officer put what was believed to be a spit bag over his head, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The device, meant to protect officers from saliva, turned out to be a high-tech respirator called the SURVIVAIR Quick2000 escape hood. Its manufacturer said that if used improperly,
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