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Georgia authorities release body camera footage after woman dies following fall from patrol car
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Georgia authorities release body camera footage after woman dies following fall from patrol car

Brianna Grier, 28, was experiencing a mental health episode on July 15 when her mother called police to assist with the matter, civil rights attorney Ben Crump said at a news conference Friday. Crump, who is representing the Grier family, said Grier had a history of mental health crises and the family had called police several times in the past. "When they used to come out to the house they'd call an ambulance service," Grier's father Marvin Grier said. "The ambulance service would come out and they would take her to the hospital to get some help." "But this time they only called the police, and the police didn't bring the ambulance with them, even though, Ms. Mary (Brianna's mom) clearly stated she was having an episode," Crump explained. Crump said Hancock County Sheriff's deputies ca...