New CCTV footage released of man ‘smothered to death’ by US police

The final minutes of a man who was “smothered to death” after as many as ten police officers and medical staff appeared to sit on him for 12 minutes were captured in newly-released CCTV footage.

Irvo Otieno, 28, was handcuffed and shackled at the ankles in the video from 6 March at Virginia‘s Central State Hospital.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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