SPARTA, Ga. (CBS News) — Newly released police bodycam footage is raising questions in the death of a mother of two who fell out of a moving patrol car in Georgia.
Brianna Grier’s family says they’ve received conflicting explanations about the July 15 incident, and they’re now demanding answers. The 28-year-old womanREAD MORE: with Hancock County deputies in the city of Sparta.Authorities Have Identified The Suspect Who Attacked Author Salman Rushdie
Her parents said they called 911 because their daughter, a diagnosed schizophrenic, had threatened to hurt herself and her twin girls.
“I hate that I called,” her mother, Mary Grier, told CBS News senior national correspondent Mark Strassmann.
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Two responding deputies struggled to push Brianna Grier into the back of a patrol car that night, authorities said. Less than a minute into the drive, she fell out of the vehicle.
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