Andrew Baker, the medical examiner who performed the autopsy, retained his conclusion of the murder.
What did George Floyd die of? For many people who see the suffering of African Americans in their forties, this question seems redundant. They stayed below police Derek Chauvin’s knee for 9 minutes and 29 seconds in May 2020. The streets of Minneapolis. However, this is the core of the trial of the police accused of murder and manslaughter.
For medical experts who have been questioned for a long time in recent days, the answer is beyond doubt. People from different backgrounds, stakeholders of the case or independent consultants, and professionals of the witnesses all pointed out that the death was due to suffocation, which was caused by the pressure on the victim’s neck and back by the police.
However, the issue of defending Mr. Chavin remains unresolved. It is even one of the key elements of the case. After two weeks of hearings and the testimony of dozens of people called by the prosecutor, it often proves that the defendant is overwhelmed. Police attorney Eric Nelson (Eric Nelson), composed and persevering, led the interrogation alone to prove that the victim’s general health and dependence on opioids played a decisive role in his death. Day after day, he is eager to remove the client’s customs, so he tries to instill “reasonable doubts” in the hearts of the jurors, and the jurors must unanimously make a verdict during the verdict.
In this case, especially Friday, April 9, one of the testimonies is waiting.Andrew Baker, the county’s chief medical examiner who performed the autopsy on George Floyd, died of “Cardiopulmonary Arrest”, Because it was frozen by the police.He is dead «Murder Case», “In a medical sense”That is, death caused by another person.He said in the stands that before the autopsy, he had not checked the painful images of Mr. Freud that had been circulating on social networks, so as not to “Check again”.
But experienced doctors also pointed out in his report “Adapt” Already able “contribution” Death includes the presence of drugs in the body, arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure. The elements that the defense has relied on since the beginning of the trial, and intends to develop these elements by convening experts to enter the legal profession in the next few days.
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