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Police officers react after flares went off during a protest over the death of a Black man, Daniel Prude, after police put a spit hood over his head during an arrest on March 23, in Rochester, New York, U.S. September 4, 2020.(Reuters photo)

NY attorney general to form grand jury after Prude death

By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh | Rochester
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 05:08 AM IST
New York’s attorney general on Saturday moved to form a grand jury to investigate the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after being hooded and held down by Rochester police earlier this year.
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Protests in Rochester against killing of Daniel Prude.(Reuters)
Protests in Rochester against killing of Daniel Prude.(Reuters)

Rochester, New York police union says officers acted by book in using hood in man’s arrest

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral | Rochester, New York
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old African American, had died after an encounter with police in Rochester, in March. Seven police officers were suspended this Thursday over the arrest.
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Daniel Prude ‘s family held a news conference Wednesday and released police body camera video obtained through a public records request that captured his fatal interaction with the officers.(AP)
Daniel Prude ‘s family held a news conference Wednesday and released police body camera video obtained through a public records request that captured his fatal interaction with the officers.(AP)

Rochester Mayor suspends seven Police officers involved in man’s suffocation death

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Rochester, United States
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Daniel Prude, 41 died when he was taken off life support March 30. That was seven days after officers who encountered him running naked through the street put a hood over his head to stop him from spitting, then held him down for about two minutes until he stopped breathing.
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