The grand jury votes not to indict Rochester police officers when Daniel Prude died
“Daniel Prude was in a mental crisis and what he needed was compassion, care and help from trained professionals. Tragically, he received none of this,” James said in a statement. “We concluded that there was enough evidence of Mr Prude’s death to warrant presenting the case to a grand jury and we have presented the most comprehensive case.
“While I know the Prude family, the Rochester ward, and communities across the country are right to be devastated and disappointed, we must respect that choice,” added James.
Attorneys Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci, who represent the von Prude family, said they were “deeply disappointed that the officers have not been prosecuted for the murder of Daniel Prude during the …