Woman, 95, With Dementia Tasered by Police While Walking at ‘Slow Pace’ with Knife

A 95-year-old woman with dementia was tasered by police in a nursing home in Cooma, Australia. She was found holding a steak knife and was slowly moving towards the police before being tasered. The incident has led to an investigation, and the officer who deployed the taser has been stood down from duties. The woman remains in critical condition in hospital. Her family is working with the police on the investigation. The woman was well known in the community for years of volunteering work and had even gone skydiving for her 80th birthday.