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Activists gather in front of Lansing Police Department demanding justice


The family of a man who died in the Lansing jail while being restrained gathered with activists today (Friday) in front of the Lansing Police Department. They’re demanding justice for Anthony Hulon nearly a year after his death.

Members of the Lansing branch of the Poor People’s Campaign along with other protesters gathered in front of the Lansing Police Department Friday afternoon before holding a car caravan around the city jail.

Anthony Hulon died at the jail last April after four officers handcuffed and pinned him to the ground. Tabitha Hulon is his sister. 

“They killed him, and these four police officers are still inside working with no regard to my brother's life. Lansing deserves better and so does my brother. My brother did nothing.”

An Ingham County medical examiner ruled Hulon's cause of death as positional asphyxia and his manner of death as homicide.

An investigation by the Michigan Attorney General's office is ongoing.