Defense Expert Says Derek Chauvin Did Not Cause Floyd's Death

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Minister. No jury has heard a second day of testimony from defense witnesses and the Derrick showman murder trial. She opens. Attorneys hope to undermine the prosecution's claim that their client killed George Floyd by kneeling on Floyd's neck for over nine minutes. As NPR's Walter Ray Watson reports. One defense witness offered several explanations for Floyd's death attorney Eric Nelson as Dr David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner about the cause of George Floyd's death last May. Fowler asserted. Many causes among them an irregular heart rhythm, the ingestion of opioids and the inhaling of carbon monoxide from a squad car close to where police restrained Floyd. Fowler maintained. Floyd's death by professional standard was undetermined is when you've got so many conflicting, different potential mechanisms of death that could lead to Yesterday for the manner is not clear. The prosecution has begun cross examination, and Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill will allow rebuttal witnesses to follow his testimony on

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