Video shows Black man's suffocation after police use 'spit hood ' restraint
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Daniel Prude died in March after police pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes. His family released the body cam footage of the officers involved in the incident on Wednesday. Prude had been suffering from severe mental health issues and was naked in the street at the time of his arrest. Campaigners are calling for more to be done to support, not hurt, sufferers of mental illness. The news sparked protests in Rochester, New York, where the killing took place. Please be aware that parts of this report contain distressing images.