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Sports Death of George Floyd in the United States: Place at the jury's deliberations

03:05  20 april  2021
03:05  20 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Death of George Floyd: a key witness refuses to testify at trial

 Death of George Floyd: a key witness refuses to testify at trial © provided by the point Justice, United States, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, M Orries Hall, who was in the car with George Floyd before the Police intervention, and who had already sold drugs in the past, asked not to testify at trial. This key witness, who is currently in prison for other facts, appeared on Tuesday, April 6, before Judge Peter Cahill, who presides over the trial of the Derek Chauvin police officer, and asked for the right not to respond to his convocation.

L'ancien officier de police de Minneapolis Derek Chauvin écoute le procureur Jerry Blackwell sur ce croquis de la salle d'audience du 19 avril 2021. © Via Reuters - Jane Rosenberg The former minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listens to the prosecutor Jerry Blackwell on this sketch of the courtroom of 19 April 2021.

The jury of the police officer's trial accused of the murder of George Floyd retired on Monday, April 19 to deliberate on the responsibility of Derek Chauvin in the death of the African-American quadmeny, after a last day during which charge and Defense explained their arguments.

with our correspondent in San Francisco, Eric de Salve

The Prosecutor has begun his indictment with a figure: 9 minutes 29 seconds, the time during which Derek Chauvin maintained his knee on the blow of George Floyd.

Floyd died of oxygen loss, pre-existing conditions played no role, prosecution expert testifies

  Floyd died of oxygen loss, pre-existing conditions played no role, prosecution expert testifies Handcuffing George Floyd and pinning him facedown to the pavement — along with the knees of Derek Chauvin pressed into his neck and back — all combined to cut off his oxygen supply which led to his death, a respiratory expert called by the prosecution testified on Thursday."Floyd died from a low level of oxygen, and this caused damage to his brain that we see and it also caused a PEA arrhythmia that caused his heart to stop," Tobin, a lung and critical care specialist at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola University's medical school in Chicago, told the court.

This is nothing else who killed him, hammes the Prosecution. The African American died asphyxia, no overdose or heart failure as the Defense claims. The Prosecutor recalls the analysis of a key witness: the Chief of the Minneapolis police came to testify against Chauvinus to say that the attitude of the former police officer was in compliance with the procedures.

This is the trial of Derek Chauvin, not that of the police, says the prosecutor. "This case is simple, he concludes. It was not the maintenance of the order, it was a murder.

of the deliberations that can last very long ... or not

opposite, the lawyer of Derek Chauvin pleads the acquittal contesting all the charges. According to Defense experts, Chauvin not only respected the protocol, but he is not directly responsible for the death of Floyd.

The doctor who autopsieé George Floyd maintains his conclusion of homicide

 The doctor who autopsieé George Floyd maintains his conclusion of homicide USA-Racism-George-Floyd: the doctor who autopsieé George Floyd maintains his conclusion of homicide © Reuters / Nicholas PFOSI the doctor who has autopsied George Floyd maintains his conclusion of Homicide by Jonathan Allen Minneapolis (Reuters) - the medical examiner who practiced the autopsy of George Floyd after his deadly arrest in May last May explained how he came to the conclusion that death was a Homicide, during his testimony Friday at the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, former minneapo

► Read also: Trial Derek Chauvin: According to the Defense, the Protocol of the Arrest was "reasonable"

the finished arguments finished, the jury withdrew to deliberate in a place maintained secret. Impossibility of communicating with the outside as long as the verdict is not decided. These deliberations can only last a few minutes, like a few days, or even several weeks.

► to read also: Trial Derek Chauvin: two rescuers confirm that George Floyd was dead upon arrival

George Floyd's brother express gratitude to Las Vegas Raiders for their support .
Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, expressed gratitude to the Raiders following backlash to the NFL team's "I can breathe" tweet."On behalf of our family, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Las Vegas Raiders organization and its leadership for their support of our family and for our nation's ongoing pursuit of justice and equality for all," Floyd said in a statement shared by the law firm representing George Floyd's family.

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