Official reports indicate that he was being assisted by five prison officers and a nurse after he fell from his bunk. The inmate became unresponsive during the incident and died later at a hospital.
Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O'Neill charged the five officers and the nurse who attended Neville with involuntary manslaughter, and they have been relieved of duty.
The video was released in a moment of strong social unrest over how police treat black people in the U.S.
Neville’s case has rekindled George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody. Then, Floyd also cried out that he couldn't breathe as an officer knelt on his neck, and pleaded for his mother's aid in his finals moments.