Multiple experts have testified that handcuffing the 46-year-old Black man facedown on the ground contributed to his death.
“It was almost to the effect as if a surgeon had gone in and removed a lung,” Dr. Martin Tobin, a pulmonologist, or an expert in breathing, said during Derek Chauvin’s murder trial Thursday.
The GoFundMe set up after the horrific attack, caught on video, has raised over $250,000 so far.
“When Mr. Floyd was no longer offering up any resistance to the officers, they could have ended his restraint,” former Sergeant David Pleoger told the jury.
“I looked for my partner and said, ‘I think he’s dead,’ ” EMT Derek Smith testified on Thursday.
With “Locks 4 Stolen Lives,” protesters in Minneapolis are demanding justice for George Floyd and expansive police reform.
“At one point I saw him put more and more weight on him,” she said. “I saw him move his knee down. Down into his neck.”
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The owner of the Eagles Nest Armory, where the alleged gunman bought his weapon, said that he passed a background check.
“We have a lot of drunk drivers in America that kill a lot of people,” Republican Sen. John Kennedy said.
At least 54 federal prisoners have died from COVID-19 after having a compassionate release request denied or left pending.
Suspected shooter Robert Aaron Long brought a Bible to school every day and carried it in his hands down the hallway.