Video: Father Dies Struggling to Breathe After NYPD Officers Placed Him in Chokehold

A New York resident died Thursday after several police officers put the man, who was reportedly asthmatic, in a chokehold and apparently slammed his head on the sidewalk.

The New York Daily News obtained exclusive video of the incident, which shows Eric Garner, 43, begging officers to let him breathe as he lies helpless on the sidewalk.

 

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