Since then, his death has sparked five ongoing police investigations in Aurora. I was just going home. I don’t even kill flies! My name is Elijah McClain. I’m so sorry. Elijah McClain was a young black man who grew up in Aurora, Colorado. I don’t do that stuff. He was put in a chokehold by authorities and suffered a heart attack as a result of the encounter last year. My name is Elijah McClain. His death was similar to that of George Floyd, who prosecutors say was suffocated by a Minneapolis police officer on Memorial Day. ELIJAH MCCLAIN’S LAST WORDS: he apologized to the cops as they murdered him. That’s all. Copy to Clipboard. I don’t do any fighting. That’s my house. I'm just different. I’m just different. I was just going home. This was a case that began on August 24th, 2019, last summer when 23-year-old Elijah McClain was walking home in Aurora Colorado. I'm so sorry. Why are you attacking me? That’s my house. I have my ID right here. Below is a transcription of Elijah’s last words. I have no gun. Elijah McClain was a massage therapist who played violin for shelter kittens on his lunch break in his hometown of Aurora, Colorado, because he thought the animals were lonely. I don’t… Elijah McClain’s last words #RESTINPOWER . I don’t do that stuff. “I can’t breathe. This is what he said as he was being violently apprehended and k*lled by police. Please. Elijah McClain was walking home from the convenience store carrying a bottle of iced tea last August when three police officers tackled him to the ground. I have no gun. I’m an introvert. They’re absolutely gut-wrenching. A year ago today, on Nov. 22, 2019, the Aurora police department announced no charges would be pressed against the three police officers in McClain’s case. McClain’s last words, “I can’t breathe,” would be the same dying refrain of George Floyd nine months later. Three days later, McClain died. That’s all. I’m an introvert. He was wearing a … ‘Elijah McClain Was Murdered’ trends, Internet seeks justice and calls cops 'monsters abusing the weak' A petition on Change.org demanding justice for McClain has received 2,448,423 signatures and counting By Chaitra Krishnamurthy Updated On : 19:02 PST, Jun 24, 2020. Elijah McClain was a young black man who was stopped and k*lled by the police while walking home. “I have my ID right here.