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Manuel Ellis Died In Tacoma Police’s Custody – “Can’t Breathe”

Manuel Ellis Death | Cause Of Death – Amidst George Floyd protest, another man, a 33-year-old Manuel Ellis has died in handcuffs while being restrained on the ground by Tacoma police.

Ellis passed away March 3, 2020 and his death became an additional strong wave of protest against police brutality and racial inequality in Tacoma.

According to report, Ellis had banged on a patrol car and attacked two police officers trying to calm him down. He was handcuffed and held on the ground.

Manuel Ellis Cause Of Death

Medical Examiners’ Office determined Ellis died of “respiratory arrest due to hypoxia due to physical restraint.

The police recording taken the night Ellis died gave an insight of Ellis struggles before his death. He can heard yelling “Can’t breathe.” The recording was confirmed by Sherrif’s investigators who also said there is a video of the incident logged into evidence that will be forwarded to prosecutors.

The 33-year-old father of two whose daughter is 18-month-old and son, 11-year-old is said to have been suffering from excited delirium, which often includes attempts at violence, unexpected strength and very high body temperature.

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Ellis’ death  was ruled a homicide by Medical Examiner.

George Floyd and Manuel Ellis died after lapsing into unconsciousness in police custody. They both died due to a lack of oxygen while being restrained.

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Christopher Ayodele
Christopher Ayodele is a graduate of Mass Communication at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra, Nigeria. He is also a PHD holder. He is a content creator at Death Record Media. He was the former information research manager at De Affluxes Hardes. He is a renowned eastern journalist. He is author of A Day of Justice and many other books.

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