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Family of Tucson Man Who Died in Police Custody Demands Charges for Officers

HeadlineSep 25, 2020

In Tucson, Arizona, the family of 27-year-old Carlos Ingram López, who was killed in police custody in April, is demanding charges be brought against officers involved in his death, after prosecutors said they would not face an indictment. Ingram López died on April 21 after officers pinned him face down to the ground for 12 minutes at his grandmother’s house. In police bodycam video, Ingram López can be heard asking for water and his grandmother. At one point he says, “I can’t breathe.”

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