Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post
An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner — the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — states he never appeared to be in “great distress” and fails to mention the chokehold at all.
One officer, Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, said Garner’s condition “did not seem serious and that he did not appear to get worse.”
The memo’s details fly in direct contrast with video recordings of the incident clearly showing Garner shouting at the arresting officers, “I can’t breathe! Get off of me!” multiple times.
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