(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, APRIL 2 – When the rescuers arrived George Floyd “was already dead”. This was testified by one of the paramedics he heard during the trial that takes place in Minneapolis against police officer Derek Chauvin. “I couldn’t hear his pulse,” said Derek Smith, recalling how Chauvin’s knee was still on the victim’s neck.
Another witness, David Pleoger, Chauvin’s supervisor, then recounted how on his arrival he immediately realized that there was no reason to keep his knee on Floyd’s neck for all those endless minutes: “Chauvin he should have stopped using force as soon as Floyd stopped resisting, “he argued. (HANDLE).
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