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Protesters say they are done occupying Rochester City Hall

"Winning justice" after death of Daniel Prude
Mayor suspends officers involved in Daniel Prude's suffocation death
Posted at 8:38 PM, Sep 22, 2020

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKBW) — A group of protesters say they will no longer occupy City Hall as part of their call for justice after the death of Daniel Prude.

Free The People ROC claim they are "winning justice" in the weeks since the video of Prude's arrest was released. Prude died from injuries he suffered while he was arrested in Rochester back in March.

Attorney General Letitia James announced a new policy, in which body camera footage of alleged police brutality cases will be made public. Free The People ROC also says Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and new Police Chief Mark Simmons have each been issued a subpoena as part of the investigation into Prude's death.

Former Police Chief La'Ron Singletary announced his retirement shortly after the video of Prude's arrest was released. Mayor Warren then removed him from his position a few days later.

Protesters say they will plan other actions in the coming weeks.