Former Police Supervisor Takes Stand in Chauvin Trial

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In minnesota. The former police supervisor of derek chauvin testified thursday there was no justification for the x. Minneapolis officer to keep his knee on the neck of george floyd for over nine minutes sergeant. David kluger was called by the prosecution in show murder trial based on your review of the body. Worn camera footage Do you have an opinion as to win. The restraint of mr flayed should have ended in this encounter. Yes what is when mr flavors. Logger offering up any resistance to the officers. They could've entered the train and that was after he was handcuffed on the ground and the longer resist prosecutors played a recording of a phone call. Chauvin made to sergeant plueger. After floyd's death in which chosen made no mention of pressing his knee into floyd's neck for over nine minutes paramedic. Dera smith testified. George floyd appear to be dead when the paramedic arrived on the scene with officer still pressing floyd to the pavement. Smith's partner testified he had to ask show fan to get off. George floyd snack or signal to him so the paramedics could check his vitals when they arrived. Also testifying thursday. Which george floyd girlfriend courtney. Ross who described how. The pair fell in love in two thousand seventeen after they met at a salvation army shelter. Where floyd worked as a security guard. Ross described their shared struggle with opioid addiction. Jovan defense is focused on floyd's past drug use in a bid to imply he died of an overdose. Not show vans knee. Floyd family attorney. Ben crump responded quote. Tens of thousands of americans struggle with self medication and abuse and are treated with dignity. Respect and support not brutality.

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