SLED (S.C.) keeps video of York inmate death secret

The South Carolina state Law Enforcement Division (SLED) has denied a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from NBC Charlotte for jailhouse video of the second inmate to die in the same restraint chair in the same York County Detention Center.

The WCNC-TV Investigative Team filed the FOI request seeking video depicting the last hours of the life of Joshua Grose, arrested for the murder of his mother and a neighbor woman in October.

Corrections Officer James L. Moore repeatedly punched Grose in the abdomen to force him to sit back to be strapped down in a restraint chair. Grose died in the chair after repeatedly banging his head against a cell wall and door. Continue>>>