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Coroner rules death of unarmed Black woman Tanisha Anderson by Cleveland police while in custody a homicide, community activists fought for homicide ruling, family demands indictment on criminal charges against police officer that killed Tanisha, Tanisha's sister comments, family to file wrongful death, Civil Rights lawsuit

Tanisha Anderson From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com,  O hio's most Read online Black newspaper and newspaper blog. Tel: (216) 659-0473, Email:  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio -Tanisha Anderson, the unarmed 37-year-old schizophrenic Black woman killed in November by Cleveland police at her home on Cleveland's east side while in handcuffs, was the victim of a police homicide, the Cuyahoga County medical examiner announced Friday, a finding that follows community protests for a homicide ruling and demands for justice for the unarmed Black woman and her family. Anderson was    physically restrained in a prone position  when she was died on Nov 13, the coroner said. A homicide ruling in general does not mean for sure that police and the city of Cleveland are liable, but in Anderson's case, it was pertinent because