The family of 24-year-old Gregory Towns Jr. has filed a wrongful death suit against the City of East Point and two of its former police officers after towns died in police custody last April.
According to investigators, police were responding to a domestic dispute and were forced to chase Towns after he fled the scene. After stopping him, Towns was handcuffed and according to the lawsuit, he was Tased up to 13 times when he refused to cooperate.
Sergeant Marcus Eberhart resigned after Towns death, and corporal Howard Weems Jr. was fired. No criminal charges have been filed.
OutFront, Claudia Towns is Gregory's mother and her attorney, Chris Stewart.