James said in a statement: “Daniel Prude (Daniel Prude) is in the midst of a mental health crisis. What he needs is compassion, care and the help of trained professionals. Sadly, he We didn’t get any of these things.” “We concluded that there is enough evidence to prove Mr. Prud’s death, so it is necessary to present the case to the grand jury, and we also presented the most comprehensive case.
James added: “Although I know that the Prud family, the Rochester community and communities across the country will be destroyed and disappointed for granted, we must respect this decision.”
A few months after the incident, the broken footage and corpse footage of the police were released to the public, showing that the police handcuffed the naked Prudder and claimed that they had coronavirus and spit on the ground and then covered them with “saliva socks”. His head.
The video showed the officer hugging him and lying prone on the ground. It also showed the officer kneeling on Prud.
The video showed that the EMT arrived later and started performing chest compressions. Prud was placed on a gurney and in an ambulance.
According to his brother, when Prud arrived at the hospital, he was already dead. He passed away a week later.
Seven police officers involved in the arrest were suspended. The police union insists that police officers abide by their training and procedures.
The family told reporters that Prud, 41
According to a copy of the autopsy report obtained by the lawyer for his family, Prud’s death was ruled as homicide by the Monroe County Medical Examiner. The report lists the complications of asphyxiation under physical restraint conditions. The report also cited excitatory irritation and acute PCP poisoning as causes of death.
The death also raised questions about how police respond to cases involving people with mental health crises. The police are usually the first to respond to people reporting wrongdoing, and they occasionally use police tactics or force to respond.
The Rochester City Council authorized a subpoena from a New York City law firm in September to lead an independent investigation into the city’s handling of the case-in particular, whether there was an internal cover-up and how to retain information about Prudd’s death from the public . A city in western New York.
In a published police incident report, in many editors, it was somewhat bland, and Prud’s name was written in the blank space marked “victim”. Prud’s name is circled in a red circle, and next to it is a large handwritten note: “Make him a suspect.”
The mayor of Rochester’s lover, Lovely Warren, drove the police chief out before retiring and suspended two other city employees.
Prud’s sister filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court in September, prosecuting the former chief of police, 13 police officers and the city, and in part required departmental cover-ups of the deceased.
Former police chief La’Ron Singletary stated earlier this month that when he first watched live camera footage of the incident, he did not see any “excessive” or criminal behavior from the police. He used virtual testimony to testify to independent investigators.