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The family’s autopsy contradicts the official version and assures that Floyd died suffocated during the arrest.

June 1, 2020

The autopsy, commissioned by the family of George Floyd, the African American who died during a police arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, concludes that the 46-year-old man died from suffocation at the site.

This statement contradicts the police version and is based on a private autopsy performed at the family’s request. The suffocation after this source was caused by continued neck and back compression that resulted in insufficient blood supply to the brain, a family lawyer, Ben Crump, said at a press conference, and the US press reported.

Dr. Allecia Wilson, responsible for this new autopsy, describes the forms of Floyd’s death as “murder”. Crump emphasized that Floyd was “dead at the site of the arrest”.

The family’s autopsy contradicts the official version and assures that Floyd died suffocated during the arrest.The family’s autopsy contradicts the official version and assures that Floyd died suffocated during the arrest.

“The ambulance was his hearse,” said Crump. “The police were the cause of death,” said another family lawyer, Antonio Romanucci, who denounced “serious and systemic mistakes in the Minneapolis police force.”