Autopsy released after death shocks the US

 

An autopsy for Rayshard Brooks - whose death has sparked a fresh wave of unrest in the US - shows he was shot twice in the back as he ran away from police.

The report says that Mr Brooks died from organ damage and blood loss from the two gunshot wounds after an altercation with police in Atlanta.

The autopsy, performed on Sunday, lists Mr Brooks' cause of death as gunshot wounds to the back, the manner of death is listed as homicide.

It comes amid revelations the officers involved collected their shell casings rather than giving first aid to Mr Brooks.

It is claimed they waited more than two minutes before even checking his pulse, a lawyer for Brooks' family claims.

Follow our live updates on the protests below.

Originally published as Autopsy released after death shocks the US


ADANI CLASH: Council accuses mine of planning dodgy roads

Premium Content ADANI CLASH: Council accuses mine of planning dodgy roads

Isaac says the roads will be so inadequate they will flood every two years. But...

Trick-or-treaters in for a day of spooky fun

Premium Content Trick-or-treaters in for a day of spooky fun

‘I really wanted to give kids of all ages something fun to look forward too’

REPLAY: Relive all the Rocky Primary League action

Premium Content REPLAY: Relive all the Rocky Primary League action

REPLAY: Catch up on the six games from Browne Park today