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This undated booking photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety shows Tashii Brown, known to them as Tashii Farmer-Brown. He was released from state custody in January, 2016, according to the department. Court records show he was sentenced to five years in prison in 2010 for assault. Brown, unarmed, died early Sunday, May 14, 2017, outside The Venetian in Las Vegas, after a police officer grabbed him in a neck hold, a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people. Brown became unconscious and died, despite efforts at CPR. (Hawaii Department of Public Safety via AP)
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The Latest: Vegas police: Unapproved neck hold used in chase

This undated booking photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety shows Tashii Brown, known to them as Tashii Farmer-Brown. He was released from state custody in January, 2016, according to the department. Court records show he was sentenced to five years in prison in 2010 for assault. Brown, unarmed, died early Sunday, May 14, 2017, outside The Venetian in Las Vegas, after a police officer grabbed him in a neck hold, a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people. Brown became unconscious and died, despite efforts at CPR. (Hawaii Department of Public Safety via AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of an unarmed man in Las Vegas after an officer used a neck hold banned in many cities. (all times local):

4 p.m.

Las Vegas police say an officer used a stun gun seven times and an unapproved neck hold on a man in a deadly chase at a casino over the weekend.

Clark County Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said Wednesday that an officer reported that he thought the man was trying to carjack a pickup truck before the officer used the stun gun and choking technique to subdue him early Sunday at The Venetian.

Authorities say 40-year-old Toshii Brown led the officer on a foot chase and shook off the effects of the stun gun and punches.

McMahill said the officer was heard on a body camera recording saying he used a “rear naked choke,” a prominent mixed martial arts technique.

it could take several weeks for a ruling on Brown’s cause of death.

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1 p.m.

Police in Las Vegas are due to report about the weekend death of an unarmed man after an officer used a neck hold on him that is banned in many cities.

A Wednesday briefing comes amid questions about the number of times Las Vegas police use the technique that critics call a chokehold.

The department approves its use and reports it was used an average of more than once a week during the last five years, including 51 times last year.

In Los Angeles, by comparison, the arm-around-the-neck technique is considered lethal force.

Police there reported using it seven times over those same five years, including twice last year.

New York City banned the practice in 1993 — years before the death of Eric Garner spurred a national debate about police brutality.

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