MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A full post-mortem of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, has been launched and supplies a number of medical particulars, together with that Floyd had beforehand examined constructive for coronavirus.
The 20-page report launched by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Workplace got here after the coroner’s workplace launched findings Monday that Floyd’s coronary heart had stopped whereas he was being restrained by officers, and categorized his Might 25 dying as a murder. Bystander video displaying Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin urgent his knee on Floyd’s neck, ignoring Floyd’s pleas till he ultimately stopped transferring, has sparked nationwide protests. The report additionally stated Floyd’s lungs appeared wholesome however he had some narrowing of arteries within the coronary heart.
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