Tanisha Anderson (Joell Anderson/family photo)
Tanisha Anderson (Joell Anderson/family photo)
Tanisha Anderson (Joell Anderson/family photo)

Cory Shaffer, NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Cleveland.com)—Tanisha Anderson died as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by Cleveland police on Nov. 13, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office announced Friday.

Her death was ruled a homicide.

Anderson’s official cause of death was ruled “sudden death associated with physical restraint in a prone position,” according to the medical examiner’s office. Her heart disease and bipolar disorder were considered factors that increased her chance of sudden death, office spokesman Chris Harris said.

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