Rochester, NY – This week, the former Rochester Police Chief La’Ron Singletary has made allegations in a notice of claim against Mayor Lovely Warren, saying that the mayor fired him because he refused to lie for her regarding a suspect death.
The incident in question is regarding the March 30 death of Daniel Prude, who was restrained by police while naked on March 23 while it was snowing. Prude lost consciousness during the detention and died in a hospital seven days later.
The death didn’t catch media attention until early September when Prude’s family gave a press conference together with the advocacy group Free the People Roc. Questions arose [...]