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Family of man who died in Las Vegas police custody suing city, officers.

KVVU-TV Las Vegas
July 15, 2021

The family of a man who died in Las Vegas police custody in 2019 will sue the city and the officers involved.

Byron Williams, 50, died Sept. 5, 2019 after he was stopped by officers for not having a safety light on his bicycle. Williams told officers "I can't breathe" as an officer put his knee on Williams' back. 

Civil rights attorneys Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci will represent Williams' family in the lawsuit. Crump recently represented the family of George Floyd.

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