Irvo Otieno Obituary, Irvo Otieno has passed away – Death Cause
Irvo Otieno Obituary, Death – At the funeral services held for Irvo Otieno in a church in Chesterfield, there was also a call to remember him as a symbol of how law enforcement treats those who are mentally ill and the need for change. This plea was made during the funeral services.
“The fact that Irvo struggled with his mental health was not a source of shame. The scandal is in the way you dealt with Irvo, “Wednesday, at First Baptist Church on Iron Bridge Road North, the Reverend Al Sharpton addressed the attendees of the funeral and shared his words.
On March 6, Otieno, who was 28 years old and from Henrico County, passed away in the Central State Hospital in Dinwiddie County. There have been ten people charged with the crime of murder in the second degree: seven sheriff’s deputies from Henrico County and three hospital employees.
Sharpton, who was positioned on a stage that overlooked Otieno’s bronze-colored coffin that was covered in flowers, repeatedly brought to the attention of the mourners the fact that Otieno was handcuffed and shackled at the time of his death. He also reiterated the belief of Otieno’s family that his death was the result of being treated as a criminal and not as a mental patient, and that he should never have been taken to a jail.
Sharpton said, “I was already concerned when I saw the tape and saw men who were sworn to enforce the law and others who were called upon to deal with the ill, and they started to stack on top of Irvo.” “I was already concerned when I saw the tape and saw men who were sworn to enforce the law and others who were called upon to deal with the ill.” “I am aware that Otieno was suffering from a sickness, but what was wrong with them?”