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Second autopsy says George Floyd was asphyxiated


Carlos Gonzalez – Star Tribune

First Lt. Andrea Drost of the Minnesota Army National Guard joined protesters in a moment of prayer at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, June 1.

from Hennepin County - agree that his death is a homicide but disagree over exactly what killed him.

During a news conference Monday afternoon, two doctors hired by the Floyd family to do a private autopsy said they believe he died of asphyxia, which happens when oxygen flow is cut off, causing the brain and other organs to stop working.

"We believe truth will help lead to justice and so, despite how painful these autopsy findings are, especially for George Floyd's family, we think it is essential that the truth comes out about the manner and the exact manner and science as to how George Floyd was killed," Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the Floyd family, told reporters.


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