Former NFL player speaks out after officer indicted in violent arrest

A former NFL player is opening up about his violent arrest by a former Henry County police officer.

Desmond Marrow and his attorneys spoke Friday, a day after a Georgia grand jury indicted a former police officer on multiple charges after it found he had choked the football player during an arrest.

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David Rose Jr. was charged with two counts of violating his oath as an officer, the Henry County District Attorney's Office said on Thursday. Rose was also indicted on a simple battery charge and two other charges accusing him of making false statements.

The whole incident was caught on video and happened while Marrow was handcuffed.

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Marrow said the arrest changed his life forever.

Rose was fired after an internal investigation found he used unnecessary force in the 2017 arrest of Desmond Marrow.

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Marrow played football at the University of Toledo. He signed a contract in 2012 with the Houston Texans but was cut from the team during the preseason.

Rose's lawyer didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday.

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