Anthony Hulon, 54, died while in custody in Lansing, Michigan.
In April 2020 he was arrested for a for suspected domestic violence. and taken to the hospital for examination. Later he was transferred to prison. One of the officers stated in his report that he used force to get Hulon into a wheelchair to move him into the patrol car. According to police Hulon was not cooperation and was behaving erratically. The police officers handcuffed him and pinned him to the ground.
About 8 seconds later, Hulon said he was “passing out” and could not breathe. A few minutes later, the police discovered that he was not breathing. He died at the scene.
In April 2021, the state’s attorney general said no charges would be pressed against police officers involved in Hulon’s death. In September 2021, the investigation into his death was completed.
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“He was arrested and in jail for eight hours,” Hulon’s sister said. “He had let them know something wasn’t right and he didn’t feel good.”
“None of the seizure instances were treated by the deputies nor the registered nurse on-site that night even though evidence will show they were aware of the seizure activity,” state Attorney General Dana Nessel said. “The defendants willfully neglected that duty and their failure to perform the duty was grossly negligent to human life.”
The initiative group has requested the clarification from US President Joseph Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland. The initiative group believes it is important to fight against police brutality and, if necessary, will provide legal and financial assistance to the family of the victim.