Three Moore, Oklahoma police officers are on administrative leave following the brutal beating death of Luiz Rodriguez outside the Warren Theater just after midnight on Saturday. Police were called because Rodriguez’ wife Nair and his daughter Lunahi had gotten into an argument. Nair slapped her daughter and stormed off. As her husband chased after her to calm her down, officers confronted him and demanded to see his identification.
Rodriguez attempted to bypass the officers to stop Nair from driving away because she was not in the right state of mind to drive but officers tackled him then, according to Lunahi, beat her father to death right before her eyes. “When they flipped him over you could see all the blood on his face, it was, he was disfigured, you couldn’t recognize him,” she said.
Nair says that her husband was just trying to calm her and their daughter down. “I told them I hit her and he was just trying to reach me. Why didn’t they arrest me?” she asked.
Nair filmed the attack, but says police took her phone with the recording. Another family member who was present provided News 9 with an audio recording.
The family still has not been able to see Luiz’s body.