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The cop, accused of murdering George Floyd, kneeled his neck for almost nine minutes.

May 30, 2020

Derek Chauvin, the policeman accused of murdering black citizen George Floyd in Minneapolis, the source of the wave of protests and riots that have rocked the United States in recent days, held his knee to the deceased’s neck for eight minutes . and 46 seconds in the victim’s arrest maneuver.

“The defendant held his knee to Mr. Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, two minutes and 53 seconds after Mr. Floyd stopped responding to stimuli,” the document said by the state prosecutor Hennepin County v. Chauvin, already expelled from the body.

The document was released this Friday, the day Chauvin was charged with third degree murder and second degree manslaughter.

The cop, accused of murdering George Floyd, kneeled his neck for almost nine minutes.The cop, accused of murdering George Floyd, kneeled his neck for almost nine minutes.

The document confirms that the events that led to Floyd’s death last Monday started after the police filed a complaint about a fake $ 20 bill at a local company, and indicates an earlier dispute between Floyd and Floyd the agents. The victim did not want to get into the police car and ran towards the officers before falling to the ground. Chauvin then put his left knee on Floyd’s neck and head.