Body cam video shows Rochester police arresting Daniel Prude
04 September 2020 | 12:05 pm
Police body cam video shows offices arresting Daniel Prude and placing a 'spit hood' on his head on March 23, 2020. Prude lost consciousness during the police encounter and was taken to hospital where he died after being removed from life support, seven days after his detention. Local media said an autopsy ruled the death a homicide caused by "complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint." The report also listed a low level of the drug PCP in Prude's blood. Prude's brother told journalists he had called police March 23 as Daniel suffered a mental health episode.