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.
Chauvin Defense Rests Its Case Without His Testimony
"Minneapolis Police officer Derrick Show, been electing not to testify in his own defense in the trial over George Floyd's death. After Shelvin chose not to take the stand yesterday, The defense rested its case. Closing arguments are expected to start Monday and then the case heads to the jury. Judge Peter Cahill has said jurors will be sequestered while they deliberate. Show Vin is facing charges of 2nd and 3rd degree murder and second degree manslaughter. The most serious of those charges comes with a 10 to 15 year prison sentence.
Both Sides Rest in Chauvin Trial, Closing Arguments Monday
"In the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show Bin and the death of George Floyd before both sides rested earlier today show Vin was asked if he was going to take the stand. I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today that from court TV judge Peter Kay, He'll reminded the jurors today that they will be sequestered starting Monday, adding. If I were you, I would plan for long and hope for short. Jovan is charged with murder and manslaughter employed staff during his arrest last May on suspicion of passing a counterfeit $20 bill. Civilian Police
Defense Rests Case After Derek Chauvin Declines to Testify
"Both the prosecution and defense have now rested their cases in the trial of derek chauvin. Has you know. He's the ex officer facing murder and manslaughter. Charges over the death of george floyd in minneapolis. Last may chauvin decided not to testify in his own defense. Yesterday and without the jury was sent home for the weekend. The trial moves into closing arguments on monday. That'll be the final chance. Lawyers have to convince jurors that chauvin did or did not murder floyd by kneeling on his neck. Then it will be up to the jury to deliver a verdict. That part could take minutes hours days or even weeks. If found guilty chauvin could spend up to forty years in prison.
Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Concludes, Closing Arguments Set For Monday
"Of former Minneapolis police officer Derrick Show, Vin has now rested its case. Children facing both second degree murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the death of George Floyd. Videos showed show been kneeling on the black man's neck for more than nine minutes. Showman did not take the stand. The defense rested after two days of testimony, compared to two weeks on the part of the prosecution. Closing arguments in the case was set for Monday. Center for
Medical Expert Testifies George Floyd Died Of "Cardiac Arrhythmia"
Derek Chauvin Does Not Testify as Arguments End
"Vin tells the Minneapolis judge he won't testify at his murder trials. Anyone promise anything or threatened you in any way to keep you from testifying, no promises or threats or honor? You feel that your decision not to testify is a voluntary well on your behalf sodas. And with that the defense rested its case. After two days of testimony that tried to undercut the prosecution's assertion that show Vin was responsible for the death of George Floyd. It is not a surprise that the defendant, Derek Children, chose not to testify. It would have been a very risky move for him to do so because the prosecution could have kept him on that stand in cross examination and shown that video over and over again. Pound home their most damning points in this trial legal analyst Laurie Levenson. Closing arguments are set for Monday. The White House says 10
Derek Chauvin Invokes 5th Amendment in Court
"Former police officer in Minnesota that is charged in the death of George Floyd. Has told the court he is invoking his fifth Amendment right it will not testify in his own defense. As a matter of fact, the defense in his case is expected to rest today. But once again Former police officer Derek Shaaban expect has invoked his fifth Amendment right and will not testify in his own defense in the killing of George Floyd. Katya our
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.
Pulmonologist Testifies That Car Exhaust Did Not Kill George Floyd
"Rebuttal testimony for the prosecution, She says testimony from one of the defense witnesses yesterday in his words is simply wrong. Former forensic pathologist, Dr David Fowler argued that George Fly died from factors like carbon monoxide poisoning and health issues. Not because then officer show Vin kneeled on his neck. But Dr Tobin says medical records showed Floyd's oxygen saturation level was 98% when he died, which supports the idea that a lack of oxygen was the cause of death. Brooklyn Center. Minnesota
Defense Expert Says Derek Chauvin Did Not Cause Floyd's Death
"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
George Floyd's Brother Gives Emotional Testimony
"Morning. The Minneapolis area already on edge because of the trial of Derrick Show, then that former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death and it's Day 11 in that trial, emotional testimony from Phil Onus Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, He talked to the jury about growing up with his brother, who, he said had a one of a kind relationship with their mother. Everybody loves all of the keys, but it was so Unique how they were with each other. He would later just lay upon the her in the fetus position like he was still in the womb. Following Floyd's testimony, the prosecution brought up an additional use of force expert as it nears the end of its case. Our grandma lard. ABC News and the judge in the showman trial refused a defense request to sequester the jury following the incident in Brooklyn City show. Vin's attorney argued the jurors could be influenced by the prospect of what might happen as a
Derek Chauvin Trial: A Cardiologist and George Floyd's Brother Testify
"To the trial of former minneapolis police officer derek chauvin on trial for murdering george floyd the trials taking place ten miles from where white police officer killed dante right a twenty year old black man sunday on monday. A cardiologists called as an expert witness in the chauvin by the prosecution testified. George floyd died due to oxygen deprivation after chauvin kneeled on his neck for over nine minutes. George floyd brother felonious also testified and talked about how close george was to his mother who died in two thousand and
Prosecution Rests, Cardiologist Says Police Killed George Floyd
"Today on day. Eleven just ten miles away. From where more jessica is now on day. Eleven of the trial of derek. Dirk for the murder of george floyd the rested its case after calling three more witnesses. George floyd younger brother described his memories of life with george something that minnesota law allows the victims families to do in murder trials. Defense did not ask any questions of george. Floyd brother cardiologists dr. Jonathan rich testified. That heart disease had nothing to do with the death of george. Floyd he said that. George floyd died because the police crushing his body against the pavement deprived him of oxygen. Toward floyd died from a pulmonary arrest. It was caused by low oxygen levels and those low oxygen levels were induced by the prone restraint and positional a six nations that he was subjected to. I believe that. Mr george floyd death was absolutely preventable where they're critical points in time doing during his subdural and restraint on the ground when you feel measures could have or should have been taken that would have preserved his life. Yes i do. I think there were several junctures. Actually would you tell us about those short. The i of course was to not subject to that initial that initial prone restraint positioning that he was subjected to. I mean that is first and foremost so if that was not the case i don't think he would have died.
Derek Chauvin Unlikely to Testify in George Floyd Trial
"Will testify. I think it would be so dangerous to put him on the stand. What is he going to say on cross examination when he's asked? Why didn't you get up? When you saw that George Floyd was not breathing? He was not moving. He didn't even have a pulse, so I would never put him on the stand under these circumstances. U S economy poised for an extended period of strong growth and hiring was the chair of the Federal Reserve. Jerome Powell in a 60 Minutes interview tonight. Downplaying the risk of inflation to more more people to
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
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
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