Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital

Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospitalAndrew Pimlott was holding can of flammable liquid which he was doused inDespite this a police officer fired a Taser gun at him The 32-year-old suffered serious burn injuries and died on TuesdayIPCC today announced it was launching investigation into his death By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315339', 'title': 'Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315339/Police-investigation-father-32-covered-petrol-shot-TASER-dies-horrific-burns-hospital.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Police%20under%20investigation%20after%20father,%2032,%20who%20covered%20himself%20with%20petrol%20is%20shot%20with%20a%20TASER…%20http://bit.ly/15MsnGE%20via%[email protected]' }); A man has died after he was shot with a Taser gun by police officers despite being doused in a flammable liquid, it emerged today. Andrew Pimlott, 32, suffered serious burn injuries following the stand-of with police officers in Honicknowle, Plymouth, last Thursday. The injuries resulted in him dying in Bristol's Frenchay Hospital, on Tuesday.

How I"ll weed out the health tourists, by Hunt: Minister acts after Mail highlights abuse of NHS

How I'll weed out the health tourists, by Hunt: Minister acts after Mail highlights abuse of NHS Jeremy Hunt believes non-UK residents are granted NHS numbers too easily Mr Hunt said the system was completely unacceptable He proposed anyone with a 'questionable residency' should be issued with a temporary number By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 23:28 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:32 GMT, 19 April 2013 Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care Foreigners travelling to Britain to take advantage of our free health service will be denied treatment under radical plans for a shake-up of the system of personal NHS identification numbers. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care free of charge.

Father shoots himself with shot gun in foot and shoots off big toe

Gardener, 29, blasted off his big toe in shotgun accident when he slipped on wet grass Jamie Cameron was on a hunting trip when he trippedEmergency call was put through to the local police station where his father works as an officer By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:32 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:02 GMT, 18 April 2013 A young father is learning to walk again after accidentally shooting himself through the foot with a shotgun. Landscape gardener Jamie Cameron, 29, was carrying the large weapon on a hunting trip in Muddiford in Devon when he slipped on wet grass. His father Eddie works as a police officer at the local station and anxiously awaited more details after the emergency call was patched through to his station.

Lee Close fire: Toddler, three, loses his fight for life hours after house fire that killed two teenagers

Toddler, three, loses his fight for life hours after house fire that killed two teenagers Child suffered serious injuries during the blaze in Devon yesterday morningA 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man also in house died earlier today Emergency services arrived in Honiton shortly before 8am yesterday Police have said there was nothing to suggest fire was started deliberately By James Rush, Jill Reilly and Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 12:27 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 6 April 2013 A three-year-old boy has died from serious injuries after a house fire which also killed two teenagers. Doctors were battling desperately to save the toddler's life at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol following yesterday's blaze in the Honiton area of Devon but he was pronounced dead this afternoon

Fort William fire: Huge grassland blaze brought under control before it reaches Scottish town

Huge grassland fire brought under control before it reaches Scottish town after burning through the night Dozens of firefighters battled blaze near Fort William in Scottish Highlands Hundreds of acres of heath, grass and trees have burned in dry conditions Cause unknown but farmers are currently allowed to set moorland on fireLocal Lib Dem MP Charles Kennedy praises efforts of emergency services By Becky Evans and Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 22:38 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 3 April 2013 The night sky lit by flames from fire ravaging a forest, this scene could have been captured in some far-off sunny clime. In fact it’s Scotland. While Britain has shivered in the coldest March for more than 50 years, the Highlands has been hit by unseasonably dry weather which has left the region prone to wildfires.

King Harry Ferry: Police divers search for body of passenger as car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutes

Police divers find body of passenger after car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutesPolice confirm body was recovered when car raised from the waterReports say male driver escaped but female passenger did notFerry service has been temporarily suspended By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 18:08 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 A pensioner has died after a car rolled into a river while waiting to board a ferry in Cornwall. The vehicle plunged into the River Fal at the slipway to the King Harry Ferry across the River Fal near Truro at around 4pm.

Moment a British woman in her 50s was shot in the street alongside her husband in Barbados on cruise ship holiday

Moment a British woman in her 50s was shot in the street alongside her husband in Barbados on cruise ship holiday Woman and British man in his 70s were shot in island capital BridgetownHorrified tourists rushed to couple’s aid after hearing shots and screamsMale victim hit in his pelvis and woman received injury to her right thighPolice have not revealed names or what their current conditions areSome media reports say the two victims are married By Mail Foreign Service PUBLISHED: 13:43 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 18 March 2013 Two Britons on a Caribbean cruise were recovering in hospital today after being shot by an armed robber during a stopover on the holiday island of Barbados. Horrified tourists rushed to the couple’s aid after hearing shots and screams in an area popular with holidaymakers on the outskirts of the island's usually safe capital, Bridgetown. Several administered emergency first aid until an ambulance arrived and rushed the injured tourists, who are believed to be married, to the nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Barbados shooting: Two British tourists, one aged in his 70s, shot on Caribbean holiday island

Moment British woman in her 50s on holiday in Barbados was gunned down along with male tourist Woman and British man in his 70s were shot in island capital BridgetownHorrified tourists rushed to couple’s aid after hearing shots and screamsMale victim hit in his pelvis and woman received injury to her right thighPolice have not revealed names or what their current conditions areSome media reports say the two victims are married By Mail Foreign Service PUBLISHED: 13:43 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:57 GMT, 18 March 2013 Two Britons on a Caribbean cruise were recovering in hospital today after being shot by an armed robber during a stopover on the holiday island of Barbados.

BREAKING NEWS: Schoolgirl, 15, stabbed to death on bus during morning rush hour

BREAKING NEWS: Schoolgirl, 15, stabbed to death on bus during morning rush hourVictim was attacked by a friend, according to unconfirmed reports By Simon Tomlinson PUBLISHED: 09:30 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 7 March 2013 Police have launched a murder investigation after a 'schoolgirl' was stabbed to death on a bus. The commuter horror is believed to have happened during rush hour at 7.37am today in Birmingham

Extraordinary story of WW2"s Starfish Sites designed to look like burning cities which saved 2,500 lives

Operation Starfish: Extraordinary story of Second World War sites designed to look like burning cities which saved 2,500 lives and diverted 730 air raids Starfish decoy towns in Britain helped to dupe Nazi aircraft during Blitz They were built to lure enemy bombers away from more populated areasTanks containing diesel and paraffin were placed on top of 20ft towersDiesel was released onto coke or coal before water was released on topCaused a virtual explosion of fire and steam, looking like a burning town By Paul Harris PUBLISHED: 00:11 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 2 March 2013 It sounds a little like something Captain Mainwaring might have dreamed up. But don’t panic – not all the fires that raged across Britain during Hitler’s bombing onslaught were homes and factories ablaze. For a cunning plan to build decoy towns and set them alight bamboozled the Luftwaffe into believing they had hit their targets.