A grand jury has decided Rochester, New York police officers will not be charged in the death of Daniel Prude, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. In March 2020, Prude's family called police after he ran out of their home amid what seemed to be a mental health crisis. Video later showed police putting a spit hood over Prude's head and holding him down for several minutes. Prude's death was later ruled a homicide by asphyxiation. James' team team had taken over prosecution of the case after it appeared the RPD had tried to downplay Prude's killing to avoid "violent blowback," and seemingly modified documents to make Prude, a Black man, seem more threatening. Rochester's police chief and other top leaders stepped down at the time, and the officers involved in the case were suspended.

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