September 5, 2020

Grand jury to probe death of black man hooded by NY police

New York (AFP) – New York’s attorney general announced Saturday she would form a grand jury to probe the death of a black man whom police had hooded and forced face-down on a road.Daniel Prude’s family said he died on March 30 after being removed from life support, seven days after his detention by police in the city of Rochester.He is the latest African-American to die after an encounter with law enforcement, cases that have galvanized protests around the United States.The grand jury represents a bolstering of the authorities’ response to Prude’s death as the panel has the power to issue indi…


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