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Oklahoma man's dying words in cop custody: 'I can't breathe'

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police have released body-camera videos of an armed black man who died in police custody last year after telling arresting officers 'I can't breathe.'

The footage of the May 2019 arrest released late Monday was eerily similar to video showing George Floyd's death last month in Minneapolis police custody, which has ignited protests and scattered violence in cities across the U.S. Floyd, a black man who was unarmed and handcuffed, pleaded for air as a white officer pressed a knee on his neck.

The Oklahoma videos were released following a demand from the Ok...



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