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Medical Examiner Finds George Floyd Was Using Meth & Fentanyl, Died From 'Asphxyation'

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At the end of the day, no matter what more comes out, the officer had no right to keep his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nearly nine full minutes – let alone even nine seconds.

Derek Chauvin was in the wrong, without question.

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NBC News: The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says that the cause of death for George Floyd is: “Cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint, and neck compression.”

The M.E. says the injury occurred while being restrained by law enforcement officer(s)

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MORE: The Hennepin County M.E. says, “Other significant conditions: Arteriosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease; fentanyl intoxication; recent methamphetamine use”

From Fox News:

Attorneys for Floyd’s family released the results of an independent autopsy report Monday afternoon showing that Floyd’s death was caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain.

The family’s attorney, Ben Crump, announced the autopsy results during an afternoon news conference. Crump said the autopsy found the compression cut off blood to Floyd’s brain, and weight on his back made it hard to breathe.


Video taken of Floyd’s arrest over a suspected counterfeit $20 bill shows former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, 44, kneeling on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, 46 seconds, including nearly three minutes after Floyd stopped moving and talking.


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John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]