Terrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: ReutersTerrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: Reuters
Terrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: Reuters

Family autopsy finds George Floyd died of asphyxiation – but second report could bolster Derek Chauvin’s defence

  • Doctor says compression cut off blood to victim’s brain, and weight on back made it hard to breathe, which differs from the official examination
  • But legal experts say the independent autopsy could assist Derek Chauvin’s defence by creating confusion in the minds of the jury
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Terrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: ReutersTerrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: Reuters
Terrence Floyd reacts at a makeshift memorial honouring his brother George Floyd on Monday at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis. Photo: Reuters
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