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Wrongful Death Suit Filed On Behalf Of Daniel Prude’s Kids

(AP/CBS) — Attorneys for the five children of Chicago resident Daniel Prude have announced a federal lawsuit against the city of Rochester, New York, alleging wrongful death and civil rights violations.

Daniel Prude

(Credit: Prude Family)

The 41-year-old Black man died after being restrained by police during a mental health episode in March 2020. The suit in U.S. District Court announced Monday cites the actions of the Rochester police and what it calls an “attempted cover-up” by the department and city government.

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Daniel Prude, died in police custody in March. (Credit: Police camera video)

A grand jury in February declined to charge the officers. Police initially described Prude’s death as a drug overdose. A medical examiner called it a homicide and cited PCP as a factor.

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