Cops Tase Dad as Son Dies in Fire

Louisiana Police stun father as son died in house fire. LOUISIANA, MO. -- The Missouri State Fire Marshal continues its investigation into an early morning Thursday fire that took the life of a 3-year-old Louisiana, Mo. boy. The fire killed Riley Miller who was pronounced dead at Pike County Memorial Hospital. The original 911 call came in at 12:58 a.m. at 405 S. Main St. Firefighters arrived at the scene at 1:03 a.m. A city police officer stunned Riley's stepfather Ryan Miller with a Taser gun three times as he tried to enter the burning house before firefighters arrived. The parents were both taken to Memorial Medical Center's burn unit in Springfield, Ill. by family members for treatment. Ryan Miller suffered burns to his chest. Cathy Miller suffered a burn to the cornea in one of her eyes. Both were released from the hospital Thursday night. The house was destroyed.

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