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Prisoner 'dies in agony after TWO days strapped naked to restraint chair while guards laughed' (4 Pics)

Sickening images have emerged of prison officers and police allegedly watching and laughing as a schizophrenic man died after spending two days strapped in a restraint chair.
Andrew Holland, 36, had been bound naked in a restraint chair for 46 hours in San Luis Obispo County Jail, California, US, before he lost consciousness and died.
A video released yesterday has contradicted county officials' versions of event leading up to Andrew's death in January 2017.
The county's medical examiner ruled that he died of "natural causes" due to a pulmonary embolism, when a blood clot in his leg traveled to his lung.
Now in a clip obtained by The Tribune of San Luis Obispo shows his final days strapped to a restraint chair and left naked in a solitary confinement cell.

Andrew had suffered from schizophrenia since he was in his 20s
Guards in riot gear move Andrew into an isolation room
The video released yesterday has contradicted county officials' versions of event leading up to Andrew's death in January 2017 
An officer is seen laughing while Andrew lays dying on the ground
Andrew was pronounced dead on the floor of his holding cell on January 22, 2017 - roughly one hour after he was released from a plastic restraint chair which he had spent nearly two full days strapped into.
He had been stuck in the chair after he began to self-harm in his cell - and was only freed days later for officers to remove waste which had collected underneath it.
Video from that day shows guards watching from outside the cell as Andrew writhes on the floor, struggling to breathe.
He then slowly loses consciousness - while some deputies can be seen laughing as Californian medics performed CPR.
However, the county claimed that Andrew was “found unconscious and unresponsive” and was “under the continual care of a physician” at the time.
He was visited by jail medical staff sporadically during his time in the restraint chair to offer him food and water and to move his body parts in a standard procedure that prevents blood clots forming.
Sheriff Ian Parkinson and other county officials have refused to answer questions about why he was left in the chair so long, without even breaks to relieve himself.
Andrew had suffered from schizophrenia since his early 20s and had been in and out of jail on low-level offences.
He was arrested on September 30, 2015 for battery, resisting an officer and probation violations.
He then spent 15 months inside a cramped isolation cell with just enough room for a thin mattress, toilet and sink.
He often fought with staff and regularly self-harmed.
Two days before his death he repeatedly hit himself in the face while sitting on his bed in the isolation cell.
Shortly after a group of riot-armor-clad deputies and what appears to be jail medical staff transport a naked Holland face-down into a glass-door cell used to house drunk inmates.
He then spent the next 46 hours in the cell before he died.
In an email Thursday, County Administrative Officer Wade Horton called the video "extremely painful to watch" and "tragedy that impacts our entire community.
"Although we can't bring Andrew back, our county has made and continues to make changes in response to this terrible event."
The county has since destroyed the restraint chair and permanently banned their use, though as recently as late July it rewrote policies that would have allowed officials to keep using them.
His parents, who were awarded a £3,500,000 settlement from the county in July, are using the money to form a nonprofit organisation to advocate for the mentally ill caught in the criminal justice system.

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