Video shows Ronald Greene ordered facedown in deadly Louisiana arrest

The officers' treatment of Greene has been described as "torture" and "sadistic" by a former police officer and a use-of-force expert. "I'm scared!" Greene, who was unarmed, can be heard telling the white troopers.

The footage and the autopsy report add to the growing wealth of details about Greene's death, which has always been surrounded by allegations of a cover-up and is now the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. Louisiana police initially accused him of his death in a vehicle accident and did not mention the use of force by police officers.

In another video, obtained by CNN before its release by state police, a trooper, seemingly a supervisor, appears to praise the other troopers for how the handled they arrest.

The Associated Press earlier this week obtained and published some recordings of the incident, which showed officers tasing, punching, and placing Greene in a chokehold as he pleaded with them.

At some point in the new 30-minute video, you can see Green struggling to support his side.

"Don't you turn over!" Trooper Collie York yells before dragging the green lightly with the chain that holds the ankle bond. "You understand" to which Greene replies: "Yes, sir".

State police police colonel Lamar Davis, who was not in charge at the time of Green's death, did not comment on the actions of the soldiers involved, or whether he believed they should be prosecuted. "But we can not comment on any conduct of the officers involved, and we can not offer specifics of the investigation".

On Friday, Davis offered his "sincere condolences" to Greene's family and said the department has and will continue to make "significant change".

Green's autopsy described his cause of death as "a cocaine-induced excitement delirium with vehicle accidents, physical struggles, injured head injuries and restraints", but it did not specify a method of death.

Of the troopers involved, DaKota DeMoss has been notified that the department intends to fire him and he remains on leave pending another excessive use of force case, police said. "These injuries are most consistent with multiple impact sites from a blunt object".

In another video clip, Trooper Kory York grabbed Greene by the leg shackles and dragged him across his abdomen despite the fact that Greene was not resisting. The lawsuit alleged officers "used lethal force" against him.

Greene the screams out: "OK! Okay, I'm sorry. I'm sorry".

Greene is then left moaning, facedown, for more than nine minutes while officers wipe blood from their hands.

The new video, recorded on Lt. John Clary's body camera, remained under wraps for months even within State Police but was recently turned over to the FBI as part of its investigation, according to three law enforcement officials.

Greene's relatives have been reported to have said that police initially told that he died on impact when, during a chase, his auto crashed into a tree. As I've said before, I found the full video of Mr. Greene's arrest, which I reviewed a year ago, to be disturbing and hard to watch.

Andrew Scott, a former Boca Raton, Florida, police chief who testifies as an expert use-of-force witness, said Greene's case is an example of how "stonewalling is the Achilles' heel of law enforcement". "They deliberately blocked the facts of this case and made it true".

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