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Mayor suspends 7 police officer over Daniel Prude’s Death. Know Detail Here

Prude's family member cries out for justice.
Prude's family member cries out for justice.

Another news regarding the death of a black man has taken over the internet. On March 7, officers are held responsible for the end of a black man named Daniel Prude. Moreover, Daniel’s family member wants every police officer behind bars responsible for Prude’s death.

Daniel Prude was said to be suffering from mental illness for years. As the 41-year-old man was found naked in the streets, police managed to catch him. Hence let us get started and know all about the case.

Who is Daniel Prude, and the person responsible for his death?

Prude's family member cries out for justice.
Prude’s family member cries out for justice.

Daniel Prude was a 41-year-old man who lived in Rochester, New York, with his family. He is said to be mentally ill for years as his family members know his illness and told police about the same. The incident took place as Daniel left his house naked and started roaming on the streets.

However, the family members of Prude were not aware that he already left the house alone and bared. As a result, one police officer noticed him and got down from his car to catch Prude. The police officer says,” I asked Prude to get down on the ground for more than six times”. “and eventually, he agreed to do it by saying ‘YES SIR’ multiple times.

Prude’s family member cries out for justice.

Prude's family member cries out for justice.
Prude’s family member cries out for justice.

A family member of prudes includes his brother Joe Prude and sister. Joe prude tells police that Daniel gave many death threats to the family members due to which he was taken to the mental asylum. In March, the incident took place, and prudes family members linked the experience of George Floyd’s case.

Moreover, Joe Prude says, ” When Prude arrived at the hospital, he was brain dead and died a week later.” They believe that police are responsible for Daniel’s death. Moreover, the family filed a complaint against the police officers. To which Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren responded, saying,

“Mr. (Daniel) Prude lost his life in our city. He lost his life because of the actions of our police officers.” Further, she added some of the suspended officers appear on the body camera footage and others “had a duty to stop what was happening.” They are being suspended with pay “against the advice of council,”

Police officers and reports on Daniel Prudes Death

Prude’s family member cries out for justice.

Police who were patrolling near the area found Daniel on the streets all naked. He, for support, called several other police officers. However, daniel’s brother has already informed the police about the same. When Daniel was asked to get on the ground by the police officer, he denied.

After many endless efforts, he agreed by saying, “yes, sir.” While handcuffed, the police further said, Prude repeats the phrase “in Jesus Christ, I pray, amen.” “He also made various remarks about getting his money to take a plane and asking for the officers’ guns and warns them to stay away.

He screams that he has coronavirus and spits in their way”. As daniel was misbehaving, one of the police officers placed a spit sock on him. Prude was already ill and started vomiting. Police said, “after 10 seconds, he became unconscious, and we had to perform chest compressions”.

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