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On August 10, 2016, an unarmed man named Tony Timpa died in police custody after fearfully calling the authorities and informing them he had taken drugs.

The circumstances surrounding Timpa's have been under suspicion since the incident, but after being indicted for "misdemeanor deadly conduct" in 2017, prosecutors dropped all charges against the officers in 2019 because they could not prove the officers acted "recklessly."

Now, however, The Dallas Morning News has obtained one of the officer's bodycams from the night of Timpa's death. This footage was previously sealed from the public by court order, and the chilling scene shows the police officers laughing and joking while Timpa dies on the ground in front of them due to their actions.

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