George Floyd's Death: The Trial
Hear the latest news on the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.
Chief medical examiner takes the stand in George Floyd case
"Thomas to testify that George Floyd's death in Minneapolis was a direct result of the way he was being restrained by former police officer Derrick Show Vin during his arrest last year. Mr Floyd was in a position because of the sub dual restraint and compression where he was unable to get enough oxygen in To maintain his body functions. Video shows show Vince Neon Floyd's neck from where the nine minutes the defense argues Chau van was following his police training. No knock warrants are now partially ban in Kentucky Democratic
Los Angeles Expert Says 'Excessive' Force Against Floyd Wasn't The Only Option
"Continued to push their case against former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show but in his trial for murder The death of George Floyd last May. Jackie Quinn has this AH, use of force expert from Los Angeles police Sergeant Jody Steiger says based on a review of the video evidence of Officer Derrick Show. Vin Restraining. George Floyd was his knee on Mr Floyd Neck and also his left knee on Mr Ford's neck and his right knee on Mr Floyd's back, then asked for how long nine minutes and 29 seconds, Steiger testified He found the use of force to be excessive. Defense attorney Eric Nelson countered There appeared to be moments when the knee came off the neck and asked Sergeant Steiger about responding to that type of call You here. Scuffle on the radio. You hear We're taking one out and you get dispatch code three audio, courtesy of court TV. A state forensic scientist also testified. Pills containing methamphetamine and fentanyl were found inside the SUV.
Medical witnesses clash with defense over George Floyd's death
"Resumes today in the trial of the ex Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd. Defense. Lawyers for Derrick Show Vin are arguing that Floyd's use of drugs and his poor health caused his death. Prosecutors questioned lung specialist Dr Martin Tobin on Thursday. He disagreed and says Floyd's death was caused because he could not breathe. He's turned prone on the street. That he has the handcuffs in place combined with the street and then that he has a knee on his neck, and then that he has a knee on his back and on his side, all of Thies four forces Are ultimately going to result in the low title volume, which gives you the shallow breaths. The county medical examiner is expected to testify soon on why he ruled George Floyd's death homicide.
Chauvin trial focuses on George Floyd's oxygen deprivation
"In. Minneapolis were hearing from medical experts in the murder. Trial of former officer derek. Chauvin doctors testified thursday. That george floyd died of oxygen deprivation as he couldn't breathe while being restrained by police officers. Today we expect to hear from the local medical examiner. Here's the wsj's midwest bureau chief shady race. His name is andrew baker and his testimony is very significant because he is the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy on george floyd and he had several findings that make the case somewhat complex one. He declared the death a homicide which means that there was somebody else involved in the data. So that is something that is good for the prosecution however he also noted that he did not find any signs of his fixation no bruising to the neck or back and that is a little bit more complicated for the prosecution because they are trying to argue that derek chauvin the officer who kneeled on george floyd's neck and the two other officers who helped restrain him that essentially stopped him from being able to breathe and that s fixation caused his data
Minneapolis Community Reacts To Testimony In Derek Chauvin Trial
"In day seven of the trial of derek. Chauvin the former minneapolis police officer charged in the death of george. Floyd police procedure once again was the focus streaming de-escalation tactics and use of force occupied much of the testimony today from several police professionals including sergeant. Jody steiger retained expert from the los angeles police departments on behalf of the state. What is your opinion. As to the degree of force used by the defendant. On mr floyd on the date in question. My opinion was that the force was excessive. Defense has pointed out using other images that derek chauvin need did not appear to be on. George floyd's neck and illegal drugs and underlying health issues are what led to his
Forensic Pathologist Says George Floyd Died From Lack Of Oxygen
"Forensic pathologist says George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen to damage his brain and caused his heart to stop. It was retired forensic pathologist Dr Lindsay Thomas. Testifying on court TV, she says she's never seen a case so well documented use of videos is unique in this case, certainly as medical examiners We use videos, but there's never been a case that I've been involved with that had videos over such a long time frame and from so many different perspectives. Thomas, a former head of hit County medical
Medical Examiner To Testify About George Floyd's Death
"Are testifying today in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show. Vin, who's charged in George Floyd's death after video show Children kneeling on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes during an arrest. Dr Lindsay Thomas, a former Hennepin County medical examiner. Wait in employees cause of death. This is a death were both the hurt and lungs stopped working, and the point is that it's due to law enforcement, subdural restraint and compression. The defense argues that Floyd's drug use may have led to his death. Chauvet is charged with 2nd and 3rd degree murder and manslaughter. Texas business will
Pulmonary expert says George Floyd died from lack of oxygen
"Cause of death. On Day nine of the murder trial of a former Minneapolis police officer was the defense's turn to cross examine the pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tillman, who testified for the state that George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen because of the amount of body pressure that Officer Derek Shelf in had on Floyd with showbiz lawyer Erik Nelson, turning to partially ingested pills containing meth and fentanyl found at the scene. Is it fair to say that you would expect the peak? Fentanyl respiratory depression within about five minutes. If there was any amount of it ingested. Yes, as the defense points to drugs is the cause of Floyd's death. And as the case continues in week two of a trial with medical experts as to what they think the cause of George Floyd's death watch boxes. Jeff and also Florida is suing the federal
Pulmonologist testifies George Floyd died of 'low level of oxygen'
"In Pullman, ology and breathing testify that there Floyd died from a low level of oxygen and this Caused damage to his brain that we see and it also caused a PE, a aerate man that caused his heart to stop based on video evidence. He's seen Dr Tobin side of the handcuffs, Floyd's prone position in the street and the officers, knees on Floyd's back and neck as factors in his inability to breathe. Over three million Covert 19 shots have been administered in Minnesota combination of
Argument Emerges Over What George Floyd Said During Arrest
"Question now before the jury in the Derrick Show Vin Murder trial Is this. What did George Floyd actually say in a video of his arrest? Both the prosecution and the defense heard something different relating to whether Floyd had drugs in his body. When Shoven held his knee on Floyd's neck. Ah, warning. We're going to hear some of the video of George Floyd's arrest in this conversation. NPR's Cheryl Corley is in Minneapolis. Cheryl, first off, Can you just explain this discrepancy about what George Floyd said on the video that recorded his arrest and ultimately, his death? Yeah, well, that is really the big issue, and it depends on what you hear, and just this really tiny bit of audio, and it was quite a moment of defense Attorney Eric Nelson played this clip of video where we see Floyd struggling Derrick Show been over him, and it seemed Floyd may have said something about drugs and Nelson as special agent James right race and when he testified what he could make out Yes, it is with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and he led the investigation into Floyd's death s O take a listen to the tape. Yeah. Did you hear that? Yes, I did. Did it appear that Mr Floyd said I ate too many drugs. Yes, it didn't. Wow. I mean, that that was hard for me to discern. Yeah, really, in exactly what the prosecutor said. So they pulled a longer version of the video and prosecutor Matthew Frank as various nto take another Listen. Having heard it in context you're able to tell What Mr Floyd is saying there? Yes, I believe Mr Flynn was saying I ain't doing no drugs,
Takeaways From Day 8 of the Derek Chauvin Trial
"Day nine of the show in trial with a wrap of Day eight and a preview of today's proceedings. Is ABC is Mark. Rival Art is joining us now live so catch us up on what happened yesterday and what we can look forward to today. Yes. So the prosecution continues to lay out its case. We heard hours of testimony from an LAPD sergeant who was hired by the prosecution as a use of force expert who continued His testimony that he believes Derek showman's force against George Floyd was excessive and that they had put him into a very risky position on his stomach with his hands behind his back as he was handcuffed. Ah, and we. Meanwhile, the defense continues to focus on the change in, uh, Floyd. Excuse me in show Van's knee placement on the on George Floyd, saying at times that it appears that it was not on George Floyd's neck. But perhaps on his back at certain moments, this LAPD expert continued to say that he doesn't believe that makes a difference that even if it was on the back the position that George Floyd was in His hands behind his back, handcuffed created a risk even if it was on his back. At the end of the day, we started moving into Some of the evidence that was found inside George Floyd's car as well as the police car that they attempted to put him in. This included drugs that were found in Floyd's car as well as the police squad. Car s O expect that testimony continuous. I think we're moving into The cause of death area we've had We have yet to hurt here from the medical examiner and his report about the cause of death on and the defense is certainly interested in this because they believe that George Floyd died from drugs and his own health problems rather than Derek showman.
Pulmonary Expert Testifies Floyd Died From a Low Level Of Oxygen
"Hearing testimony today from a pulmonary expert and the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show. Then who's charged in George Floyd's death after video showed Jovan kneeling on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes during an arrest the prosecution asked Dr Martin Tobin about what he thinks Floyd died up there. Floyd died. From a low level of oxygen, and this caused damage to his brain that we see and it also caused a PE a aerate man that caused his heart to stop and what caused the low level breathing is that issue in the trial, The defense is arguing Floyd's drug use led to his death. Death sparked worldwide protest against police brutality and systemic racism.
Los Angeles use-of-force expert testifies at Derek Chauvin trial
"In the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Sheldon. The prosecutors used to force expert from the L. A Police department has been on the stand down for a second day. Sergeant Jody Steiger is a paid witness for the state and tells prosecutors that show Vin did use deadly deadly force when he was kneeling on George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes because at the time of their strength period Mr Floyd was not resisting. He was in the prone position. Hey, was handcuffed. He was not attempting to Evade. He was not attempting to resist, and the pressure that he was that was being caused by the body weight would to cause position or six year. Which could cause death. You can listen to that. Try
Special agent testifies Floyd said, 'I ain't do no drugs'
"Special agent who was in charge of the probe that looked at George Floyd's death, is taking back a statement about Floyd admitting to using drugs. Earlier today, Special agent James Ryerson had agreed with Derrick Show van's defense team that Floyd was saying I ate too many drugs on arrest video. However, during prosecution questioning after that statement, Ryerson retracted his original testimony and said he believes Floyd actually said, I ain't do no drugs.
George Floyd death: Chauvin 'trained to stay away from neck'
"The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show Vin have been told he received extensive training and how to defuse tense situations and how to properly restrain suspects. The sergeant testified today officer to talk to make critical decisions and dealing with people in crisis, including those suffering from mental health problems where the effects of drug use or the use of force trainer also testified. Officers are not trained, used their legs or knees on a person's neck. With his testimony comes after the chief of police in that department said the same thing, including the kneeling on Floyd's neck once he was handcuffed behind his back violated department policy.
Doctor Who Pronounced George Floyd Dead Says 'Asphyxia' Was Likely Cause
"In minnesota. The doctor who tried to save. George floyd life in minneapolis. Emergency room last may testified. Monday is fixed was the likely cause of floyd's death with no evidence. Flood was killed by a heart attack or drug overdose. Doctor bradford langenfeld testimony came as the second week of former police officer. Derek chauvin murder trial got
Police lieutenant testifies Chauvin did not use authorized neck restraint
"Testimony on police training at the murder trial of a former Minneapolis officer in the death of George Floyd, Fox's Jeff Man. Also has this live Lisa jurors any Derek Murder trial heard from Minneapolis police officers who trained and use of force and de escalation techniques, including Lieutenant Johnny Mursal, who reiterated police chief material. Caradon does testimony, Sir. Is this an MPD trained neck restraint? No, sir. Has never been not to my neck restraint, though, from the same image that when seen from another angle chief. Arredondo also told jurors Monday that it appeared showman's knee was on George Floyd's shoulder blade and not his neck. The defense argues that the former officer did exactly what he was trained to do. Lisa Thanks
Testimony Continues in Derek Chauvin Trial
"On Derek Calvin's use of force is expected today in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd yesterday, prosecutors showed how show been violated department policy with his knee on Floyd's next for more than nine minutes. Police Chief Materia are in Dondo. It is contrary to our training. To indefinitely. Thanks. Your knee. Morning. You can come Individual your doctor Bradford Lang and fell to pronounce boy dead, testified he believed it was lack of oxygen. It was One of the more likely possibilities. Sheldon's lawyer blames Boyd's death on drugs and on cross exam. Asked if that can cause hypoxia or lack of oxygen, which the doctor agreed with.
Police trainer calls Derek Chauvin's restraint on George Floyd unauthorized
"Police officer derek chauvin today dove into the legality of the force used on. George floyd who is charged with killing last may and bureau's martin kostya has more from minneapolis. Prosecutors called minneapolis. Police lieutenant and trainer johnny marciel. Who said show wtn's application of his need to george floyd's neck was not something that police are trained to do but mersal also acknowledged that neck restraints could be used to hold someone in place. Defense attorney eric. Nelson pressed him on when that would be. There will be circumstances that would affect an officer's decision on whether to hold that person in that position for some period of time correct that would include. Maybe waiting for other officers to arrive waiting for ems to arrive. I would go far okay. Video from the scene shows chauvin pressing his neon floyd for more than nine minutes until the arrival of paramedics martin costea.
Minneapolis Police Chief Says Chauvin Did Not Follow Use-of-Force Protocol
"Chief, has told the jury that former officer Derrick Show Vin did not follow procedure during the fatal arrest of George Floyd from Minnesota Public Radio Matt Sepik reports the cheap testified that show Vin used excessive force. Prosecutors argue that Floyd died of asphyxiation while handcuffed, face down a Sheldon knelt on his neck. On the witness stand. Minneapolis police chief Madeira Arredondo said Sheldon's actions were not a reasonable use of force that in no way shape or form is anything that Is by policy is not part of our training, and it is certainly not part of our ethics are values in Redondo is testimony echoed that of Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, the department's most senior officer, who said last week that the move was uncalled for. Defense argues that Sheldon was acting in line with his training and that Floyd's poor health and drug use led to his death for NPR
Police chief condemns Chauvin's use of force on Floyd
"Today in the trial of the former police officer accused in the death of George Floyd. She's my dear Arredondo saying today despite defense claims, Floyd died from a combination of a heart condition, drug use and adrenaline he felt police use of force in the case was excessive when I look at it The Facial. Expression of Mr Floyd that does not appear in any way, shape or form that is light to moderate pressure videos showing former police officer Derrick Show been kneeling on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes as the black man pleaded for his life sparked international outrage. Jovan faces murder charges in the case. Prosecutors have maintained the use of force by the officer was excessive. Vice president Kamila Harris made the first
Head of Homicide Says Force Used Against George Floyd Was "Uncalled For"
"Being vaccinated. Trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show, Vin continues today. ABC is how Express is there in court, Former cop Derrick Show. Vin has spent much of the trial so far, taking notes during testimony. Jurors a last week hearing from emotional witnesses, including George Floyd's girlfriend, who Detailed their opioid addiction and testimony from Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, the most senior officer on the police force and head of homicide who testified What show Vin did goes against everything. Officers have been trained to do, calling the use of force, while Floyd was already
Derek Chauvin Trial: Second Week of Witness Testimony Begins
"And week two of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Showman begins today. He's charged with 2nd and 3rd degree murder and manslaughter and George Floyd's death. Correspondent Jeff Minahasa expect more likely emotional, even expert testimony this week and evidence in former officer Derrick Childrens murder trial following testimony last week, including from Minneapolis police Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, who told jurors once you secure handcuff a person. You need to get him out of the prone position as soon as possible because it restricts their breathing. We heard from George Floyd's girlfriend who talked of Floyd's drug problem, telling jurors that Floyd overdosed and was hospitalized weeks before his death, as the case expects to look into autopsy results, cause of death and all amid the continued presence of police and National Guard soldiers to
Minneapolis police chief begins testifying in Derek Chauvin trial
"Or hearing from the Minneapolis police chief who's been quoted saying he believes George Floyd's death was murder. The prosecution is focusing on police Department training that show Vin has cited in defense of his actions during Floyd's arrest last year. During which the officer kept his knee on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes earlier, the jury heard from the emergency room doctor who pronounced Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him. Prosecutor Gerry Blackwell as Dr Bradford Longer felt if the paramedics who reported to the scene of Floyd's arrest Indicated they suspected a drug overdose or heart attack. There was no report that, for example, the patient complained of chest pain, or was clutching his chest at any point or having any other symptoms to suggest the heart attack that information was absent. The witness testified that based on the information he had at the time he believed that Floyd most likely died from asphyxiation. The other officers charged in connection with Floyd's death are expected to stand trial this summer. The White House
Voices From The Trial Over George Floyd's Killing
"The ongoing murder trial of Derek Shove in the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd. Has been excruciating. The testimony of the witnesses, many of whom wept on the stand, the video evidence had played over and over the last minutes of Floyd's life with show Van's knee pressed on his neck. The emotions have been particularly sharp for black people in this country and those who are from Minneapolis yesterday I spoke with Michelle Norris and Charles Blow. Norris is a former NPR host who was raised in Minneapolis. She's now columnist for The Washington Post and Charles Blow is a columnist for The New York Times who recently went to Minneapolis for the trial. Michelle, I'm going to start with you Thistle playing out in your home town. You grew up 10 blocks from what George Floyd was killed. And you wrote on Twitter and I'm going to quote here You'll take care of yourself and your people. If you're tracking this trial, this is trauma, watching it, watching others who watch it and are forever haunted, watching and waiting to see the impact on the 12 jurors watching all of this, so take care. Tell me your thoughts watching this trial. I'm traumatized and I'm I'm hurt. And I'm angry and anguish. For my hometown and for the nation. What we're seeing here is collective trauma. Everyone who took the stand Who witnessed this talked about being haunted. Talked about feeling helpless. I've been talking to my people in Minneapolis, you know all week, especially this week, and you know, there are a lot of tears. I think people watching this not just in this country but all over the globe are stunned and saddened by what they're seeing because he may have seen the video. But now you're seeing it in three D, and this is a New dimension of this trial. You know you saw inside out close. You heard his is breathing in a way that was so intimate. So what their Children did was horrible on so many levels. But we look in this trial at what he did to George Floyd. This trial invites us to think about what he did to a nation. And what he did to the city and what he did in particular to that community. The people who drive by that black every day to the Children to the elders to the homeowners, and I can say with certainty that he probably would not have done that. 20 blocks west or 20 blocks south or even 15 blocks south where people sit in sidewalk cafes and and you know, and go to participate, Ease and artisanal pizzerias. He was making a statement about George Floyd. He was also making a statement about that community. And we all pay the price for that Now in our pain,