Driving the news: New York Attorney General Letitia James announced her office was investigating the March 30 deathof Daniel Prude. His life support was switched off seven days after the Rochester incident during which his face was pushed into the pavement for two minutes, per the NYT. Officers detained him after his brother called to say he was having a "mental health issue," per CBS.
- The Chicago man's autopsy ruled his death a homicide, arising from "complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint," Rochester First notes. Rochester Police Chief La'ron Singletary said.
- What they're saying: Per ABC7, Rochester Police Chief La'ron Singletary said: "We do take this investigation seriously from day one. That morning I ordered a criminal investigation."