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George Floyd trial: Jurors shown video of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on his neck – PerthNow

A harrowing video of George Floyd gasping for breath has been shown to jurors in the murder trial of a former police officer who pressed his knee on the Black man’s…

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The video of George Floyd gasping for breath was essentially Exhibit A as the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee on the Black mans neck went on trial on charges of murder and manslaughter.
Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell showed the jurors the footage at the earliest opportunity, during opening statements, after telling them that the number to remember was 9 minutes, 29 seconds the amount of time officer Derek Chauvin had Floyd pinned to the pavement last May.
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