Entertainment United States: George Floyd's official autopsy report finds "homicide"

06:50  02 june  2020
06:50  02 june  2020 Source:   france24.com

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The Hennepin County medical examiner ruled that George Floyd ’ s death was a homicide , caused by cardiac and respiratory The report came out shortly after an independent autopsy commissioned by Floyd ’ s family concluded that his death under Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s knee was a

The death of George Floyd , an African-American man who died in police custody, has been declared a homicide following an official post-mortem. He suffered a cardiac arrest while being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on 25 May, the report found . It listed Mr Floyd ' s cause of death as

Des manifestants protestent devant la résidence du gouverneur du Minnesota à Minneapolis, le 1er juin 2020. © Nicholas Pfos, Reuters Protesters protest outside the Minnesota Governor’s residence in Minneapolis on June 1, 2020.

George Floyd did a "cardiac and pulmonary arrest" because of his immobilization by the police, confirms an official autopsy report published Monday, which concludes in a "homicide". Another autopsy, ordered by the family, considers that this African-American who died last Monday in Minneapolis was "asphyxiated by prolonged pressure".

Two autopsies of George Floyd were published on Monday June 1st. One, official, concludes that this 46-year-old African American died "by homicide" because of the "pressure exerted on his neck" by the knee of a policeman from Minneapolis, and was drugged with fentanyl, a powerful opiate.

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BREAKING: #GeorgeFloyd - Independent autopsy performed by Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Allecia Wilson concludes Floyd died of "Asphyxia due to compression of the neck" and no underlying medical conditions. pic.twitter.com/wuMex3AnPZ.

Watch CBSN Live. George Floyd ' s death a homicide by asphyxiation, independent autopsy finds . The Hennepin County medical examiner's office has said their official findings are pending toxicology reports and further information from investigators and could take at least three weeks to be released.

The victim made a "cardiac and pulmonary arrest" because of his immobilization by the police, detailed the medical examiner of the county of Hennepin in a press release. In his report, he listed "other important parameters: arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure; fentanyl poisoning; recent use of amphetamines."

Until then, the official medical examiner assured not to have "physical evidence supporting a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation". "The combined effect of Mr. Floyd's arrest and detention by the police, his medical history and the possible presence of psychoactive substances in his body probably contributed to his death," he said in a statement. preliminary report.

The final results were made public just after the family's lawyers presented the results of another autopsy, conducted by "independent" experts whom they had mandated. These doctors "concluded that the death was the result of prolonged pressure asphyxiation," lawyer Ben Crump said at a press conference.

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An independent autopsy conducted at the behest of George Floyd ’ s family has ruled his death was “ homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back Also Read: George Floyd ' s Brother Speaks Out on Protests: Floyd 'Was About Unity ' (Video). “What we found is consistent with what people saw.

Funeral on June 9

George Floyd, who police suspected had wanted to forge a counterfeit 20-dollar bill, died when he was arrested in Minneapolis, in the northern United States, a week ago. According to a video of the drama, which has since toured the world, an agent kept him pressed to the ground, kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes.

This police officer, Derek Chauvin, 44, was dismissed, arrested and charged with "manslaughter". However, his three colleagues present at the time of the events are not currently the subject of any prosecution.

The funeral of George Floyd will take place on June 9 in Houston, his hometown where his family still lives, announced the family lawyer. The coffin will be exposed in the evening for a tribute open to the public. Several ceremonies in his memory are planned by then. A first commemoration will take place Thursday at the beginning of the afternoon in Minneapolis. A second tribute is scheduled for Saturday in North Carolina, where he was born. Former boxing star Floyd Mayweather will finance the funeral costs, one of his representatives announced on Monday evening.

With AFP

Death of George Floyd: the ex-police officer Derek Chauvin in Minnesota justice this Monday .
© REUTERS / Phil Noble A photo of George Floyd died following his arrest by the police officer Derek Chauvin while supporting his knee on the neck of victim for 8 minutes and 46 seconds Derek Chauvin is scheduled to appear this Monday in Minnesota justice. This former police officer is accused of having killed George Floyd by immobilizing him with his knee on the neck. The man whose face has since toured the world is charged with intentional homicide without premeditation.

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