George Floyd

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It's Day 14 of testimony in the trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in George Floyd's May 2020 death. Follow here for the latest. ...
Former Officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance, a use-of-force expert testified for the defense Tuesday, contradicting a parade of authorities from both inside and outside the Minneapolis Police Department. ...
In stark contrast to the medical witnesses heard from the prosecution, Dr. Fowler testified that the cause of George Floyd’s death was everything but Chauvin. But Joy says the entire testimony ‘imploded’ once the prosecution picked apart his findings during cross examination. Fowler conceded multiple points, including that a lack of bruising and other injuries do not prove that Floyd did not die of asphyxia and that the weight of Chauvin's gear was not factored into his calculation of the force ...
The defense rested its case in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd, with Chauvin exercising the Fifth Amendment. ...

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