Walmart employees charged with manslaughter in death of shoplifter

- Three Walmart workers in Florida have been charged with manslaughter in the February death of a shoplifter, police said Friday.

They are accused of suffocating Kenneth Wisham, 64, after he tried to steal $380 worth of DVDs in a shopping cart from the Walmart on North Road 98 in Lakeland Feb. 7, Fox 13 Tampa reported.

The station reported that the employees chased Wisham, who fell. They then held him on the ground.

As he was being restrained, Wisham stopped breathing. The employees called 911 and an ambulance took him to the hospital, where he died, the station reported.  

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