30-year-old Fil-Am Angelo Quinto dies after police knelt on his neck, family claims

30-year-old Fil-Am Angelo Quinto dies after police knelt on his neck, family claims

- A 30-year-old Navy veteran who was undergoing a mental health crisis, died after a policeman knelt on his neck

- This was the claim made by his family who witnessed the incident, saying that the victim was even saying "Please don't kill me"

- According to the mother, they called 911 when Angelo was starting to act erratically on Dec. 23

- When they arrived, Quinto was on the floor with his mom, and they flipped him to his stomach and one knelt on his neck until he became unresponsive

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Angelo Quinto, a 30-year-old Fil-Am, who was born in the Philippines, died after police knelt on his neck while he was having a mental health crisis, leaving him bloodied and unconscious, his family claimed. Three days later, he died.

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30-year-old Fil-Am Angelo Quinto dies after police knelt on his neck, family claims
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The kneeling incident happened on Dec. 23 but the case went unresolved. Now, the family is planning to file a legal claim against the Antioch Police Department in California.

According to Fox KTVU, the mother of Angelo, Cassandra Quinto-Collins heard her son's last words, "Please don't kill me. Please don't kill me."

The Cut noted that in January, the local press already questioned why the police did not make the incident known to the public. An official also said that the officers already called an ambulance for Quinto to be put in a mental facility but while waiting, he had a medical emergency.

According to the Insider, when the responders realized that he was not responding anymore, they cuffed him and put him on a stretcher.

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From the time that George Floyd was killed right on the road because an officer also put his knee on Floyd's neck, many Americans have already been very vigilant about the actions of police officers.

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Amid the protests for the death of George Floyd, the autopsy report for him was released to the public. The autopsy report claimed that Floyd tested positive for the coronavirus disease or COVID-19 in April. However, it reportedly did not play a role to Floyd’s controversial death. Charges have already been filed against Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and three other officers involved in the incident.

A Filipino family was quietly dining at a restaurant in California when an American executive suddenly hurled racial slurs at them. The guy, identified as an officer of a tech-based company, referred to the family as "Asian piece of sh**." He also added that "Trump's gonna f*** you" and emphasized that they must leave - The staff of the restaurant came to the defense of the Filipino family.

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