Los Angeles Ca - Adult film Star Star Marland Anderson, AKA "Sledgehammer" died Friday after an apparent self inflicted knife wound and a struggle with the LAPD and Paramedics who attempted to help.
Officers from the West Valley community police station responded to a call of an attempted suicide according to the Times. Lieutenant Andrew Neiman told the Times that when paramedics and police arrived on scene Anderson was suffering from a self inflicted stab wound. Andersons girlfriend attempted to pry the knife away from Anderson. Anderson was handcuffed and taken away in a gurney by the paramedics.
According to the LA Times Marland Anderson died Friday after a violent scuffle with the LAPD. The incident occurred on Sunday April 8th, 2012 in the San Fernando Valley California in the Reseda District. Marland was 6"4 and had also worked as a bouncer In a Hollywood club.At some point Marland got out of his handcuffs. The LAPD attempted to subdue Marland with a taser with no success. Marland was battling depression and having an anxiety attack when his girlfriend called the Los Angeles Police Department,
Due to Marland's anxiety and depression Marland was having a hard time finding employment.
An adult star movie director who Marland made his first film for Curtis told AVN, an adult industry news website, that Anderson had suffered an anxiety attack for which his girlfriend called an ambulance. Anderson allegedly became claustrophobic than asked to be allowed out of the ambulance, the paramedics agreed and called the LAPD officers back over for assistance, Curtis goes on to allege the police used brute force to restrain Marland Anderson.
It is alleged the LAPD used brute and unnecessary force to subdue Marland. Marland went into a coma after suffering a heart attack Marland stopped breathing for ten minutes. Marland was removed from life support Friday after being declared brain dead. The incident is under investigation with the LAPD. Marland passed away Friday @ age 39.