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Family of Tulalip man who told deputies 'I can't breathe' during fatal struggle will get $1.75 million in settlement

Cecil Lacy Jr., killed in a struggle with police officers in 2015.

Snohomish County has agreed to pay the widow of Tulalip tribal member Cecil Lacy Jr. $1.75 million to settle her lawsuit alleging deputies used excessive force when they held him down even as he told them he couldn't breathe and was "freaking out."

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