Oliver Willis

Hernan Jaramillo Death In Police Custody: Facts & Photos

Covering Hernan Jaramillo’s death while in custody of Oakland, CA police.

Video Shows Hernan Jaramillo Telling Police “I Can’t Breathe.” “Newly released police body-camera footage shows a 51-year-old man screaming, “They’re killing me!” and “I can’t breathe” while Oakland, Calif., police officers held him down. The man later died and last week, the city of Oakland settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family for $450,000. “You’re killing me, I can see it,” Hernan Jaramillo howled repeatedly in a five-minute video obtained by the Oakland Tribune.” [Washington Post, 1/28/16]