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ROCHESTER POLICE COVERED A BLACK MAN’S HEAD AND PINNED HIM TO THE GROUND. HE DIED BY SUFFOCATION. Newly released police video of a March incident that led to a Black man’s death in Rochester, New York, shows officers covering his head with a “spit sock” and holding him on the ground in a prone position before he stopped breathing. Daniel Prude, 41, was having a mental health episode on March 23 when his brother Joe called the Rochester Police Department for help, the family said at a press conference Wednesday.

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