Un hombre muere bajo custodia de la policía brasileña después de ser inmovilizado en un automóvil lleno de gas desconocido

El jueves se produjeron protestas en la ciudad brasileña de Umbauba tras la muerte de un hombre bajo custodia policial..

En un video que supuestamente muestra el incidente del miércoles, two federal highway police officers are seen attempting to restrain 38 year-old Genivaldo de Jesus Santos on the ground.
The footage in the widely-shared video is edited, leaving gaps where it is unclear what happened between the clips.
    The next clip shows officers allegedly putting Santos in the trunk of a Federal Highway Police patrol SUV. The individual appears to push back against the officersefforts to get them entirely into the car.
      In another clip, officers are shown using the trunk of the police car to pin down the man’s legs while the vehicle fills with an unknown white smoke or gas. The trapped man is heard screaming. In another clip, the police officers are seen holding the man’s legs down while the gas dissipates, and after about a minute and a half, his legs appear to stop moving. The officers are seen holding the trunk of the vehicle closed.
        Federal Highway Police from the state of Sergipe said in a statement that Santosactively resistedthe officer’s approach withaggressivenessand the police officers had to useimmobilization techniques and instruments of lower offensive potentialto contain him.
        The police say the manfell illwhile being transported back to the station and later died in the hospital.
          The Sergipe’s coroner’s office (IML) said in a statement that Santos died of asphyxiation but saidit was not possible to establish the immediate causeof it. IML said it would conduct further exams to establishhow the asphyxia process took place.
            Police have opened an internal investigation into the case.
            CNN has reached out to the police for comment on the incident and why the man was stopped.

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