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Irvo Otieno was pinned to the floor before his death, hospital surveillance video shows

A newly released video from a psychiatric hospital shows sheriff’s deputies piling onto Irvo Otieno, a 28-year-old Black man, minutes before he stopped moving. Otieno’s family is calling for justice, as seven deputies and three hospital workers face murder charges over his death.

Here & Now’s Scott Tong talks to Whittney Evans, a reporter for VPM in Richmond, Virginia.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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