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Florida teens laughed and sneered as they filmed drowning man’s last moments

Jamel Dunn spent his last moments gasping for breath as bystanders mocked his struggle to stay afloat. Photo: Florida police
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Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a pond.

Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond in the city of Cocoa on July 9.

Cocoa police say they later discovered a group of teens recorded the 31-year-old’s drowning on video.

The video was released by the state attorney’s office on Friday.

Warning: video contains disturbing images and obscene language

The teens can be heard laughing at Dunn, telling him he’s going die and they weren’t going to help him.

Police have identified and interviewed the five teens involved.

Cocoa Police Chief Mike Cataloupe has described their actions as “utterly inhumane and cruel,” but says criminal charges won’t be filed because state law doesn’t require people give or call for help when someone’s in distress.