Sheldon Haleck

Police blame some deaths on ‘excited delirium.’ ER docs consider pulling plug on the term.

BY: and - October 6, 2023

The way Sheldon Haleck’s parents see it, the 38-year-old’s only crime was jaywalking. But that March night in 2015, after Honolulu police found him behaving erratically, they pepper-sprayed him, shocked him with a Taser, and restrained him. Haleck became unresponsive and was taken to a hospital. Before his parents could get from their home in […]