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New Bodycam Footage Reveals More Devastating Details in George Floyd’s Killing by Police

HeadlineAug 11, 2020

Newly released police bodycam video of George Floyd’s killing shows medical personnel waited almost three minutes to perform chest compressions on an unresponsive Floyd. The footage also shows Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed him by kneeling on his neck for over nine minutes, longer than what had previously been estimated. The video comes from the bodycams of Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane, who have been charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder. The video also shows Lane pulling a gun on Floyd within 15 seconds of encountering him in a parked vehicle as he was investigating a complaint of a possible fake $20 bill. George Floyd can be heard repeating at least 25 times that he cannot breathe, as well as telling the officers he had COVID-19.

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