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Photos: Second day of Occupy the Block in Winston-Salem

Photos: Second day of Occupy the Block in Winston-Salem

Demonstrators gathered downtown in Winston-Salem on July 16 for the second day of an "Occupy the Block #OccupyWSNC" protest. Organizers said in a release they are demanding full transparency in the death of John Elliott Nevel, 56, who died after being restrained in the Forsyth County jail. Authorities said Neville died of a brain injury two days after arriving at a hospital. According to the autopsy, Neville’s brain injury came about after his heart stopped beating. He asphyxiated while being restrained with his arms behind his back and his legs folded up in a position sometimes referred to as "hog-tied." Protesters said they will continue the 12-hour "Occupy the Block" protest each day until they receive answers to their questions.

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