Joliet City Council meeting erupts in anger over Lurry video

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A Joliet Police dash cam video from earlier this year has surfaced showing a police officer sticking a baton in a suspect’s mouth to scoop out suspected drugs while another officer held the man’s nose. That video from late January of Eric D. Lurry Jr., 37, who later died at an area hospital, has ignited some intense anger among his family members and has Joliet City officials pointing fingers and demanding an independent investigation be conducted to find out whether the officers followed proper procedures.