Recording from the body cameras More than 20 Times George Floyd said: I can't breathe

According to newly published transcripts of the Afro-American George Floyd said before his death during a police operation at the end of may, more than 20 Times

Recording from the body cameras More than 20 Times George Floyd said: I can't breathe

According to newly published transcripts of the Afro-American George Floyd said before his death during a police operation at the end of may, more than 20 Times "I can't breathe" – I can't breathe. The transcripts come from the body cameras of the now defendant police officers and were released on Wednesday by a court in the us state of Minnesota. In them is shown, among other things, such as Floyd anbettelte the officials again and again, of him to drain. "I can't breathe I can't breathe. Ah! I was going to die in this way“, - stated in the court documents, among other things.

The unarmed Floyd was on 25. May come, in the city of Minneapolis, state of Minnesota during a brutal arrest killed. His death led around the country to mass protests against police violence and racism. The police officials had taken Floyd because of the suspicion, to have with a fake 20-Dollar bill in paid, fixed. They pressed him on the road to the ground. A white officer pressed his knee about eight minutes long in Floyd's neck. Floyd lost consciousness and died on the spot, as the autopsy showed.

The transcripts show that Floyd apparently was frightened from the beginning, he begged one of the police officers, apparently before the physical confrontation, not to shoot him, please. "You act a little unpredictable," said an officer to him at one point. Floyd replied, "I'm scared, man." In the further course is clear again and again that Floyd and the police officers have problems to communicate with each other. As always, the festival says perceived that he was suffering from claustrophobia and therefore difficulties have, in the police car to enter. Then it came to the dispute, in consequence of which Floyd died.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 11:19

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