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Independent autopsy finds George Floyd was asphyxiated by sustained pressure

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd's family found that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck until he stopped breathing, ignoring his cries of distress, the family's attorneys said Monday.
The autopsy by a doctor who also examined Eric Garner's body found the compression cut off blood to Floyd's brain, and weight on his back made it hard to breathe, attorney Ben Crump said. He called for the third-degree murder charge against Officer Derek Chauvin to be upgraded to first-degree murder and for three...
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George Floyd died from asphyxia due to neck and back compression, autopsy reveals

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The private exam conducted by former New York City Medical Examiner Michael Baden found Floyd died from “asphyxia due to the neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain,” the family's legal team announced Monday.
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Family-ordered autopsy: George Floyd died of asphyxia

Family-ordered autopsy: George Floyd died of asphyxia

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

MINNEAPOLIS - An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd's family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family's attorneys said Monday.
The autopsy by a doctor who also examined Eric Garner's body found the compression cut off blood to Floyd's brain, and weight on his back made it hard to breathe.
The family's autopsy differs from the official autopsy as described in a criminal complaint against the officer.
That autopsy included the effects...
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Family autopsy: Floyd asphyxiated by sustained pressure

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By AMY FORLITI
MINNEAPOLIS - An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd's family found that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the family's attorneys said Monday.
The autopsy by a doctor who also examined Eric Garner's body found the compression cut off blood to Floyd's brain, and weight on his back made it hard to breathe, attorney Ben Crump said at a news conference.
The family's autopsy differs from the official autopsy as described in a criminal...
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George Floyd died of 'asphyxia due to neck and back compression': Independent autopsy

1 month ago   |   By ABC

A family-commissioned autopsy showed George Floyd died of "asphyxia due to neck and back compression," the family's attorney said Monday.
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