Matthew Ajibade

Chatham County Sheriff's Office
19 August 2015

Matthew Ajibade

Ajibade was arrested for alleged battery and taken to the county jail. According to police, Ajibade assaulted three officers and was placed in a restraint chair. Footage from a Taser camera showed he was shocked in the groin while restrained. He was later found dead in his cell. A coroner ruled that Ajibade died from blunt-force injuries. Nine deputies were fired and two indicted with manslaughter. Both were acquitted of manslaughter but found guilty of lesser charges.