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George Floyd told US officers 'I can't breathe' 20 times but was told to 'stop yelling', new court transcripts show

30 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

The new transcripts shed fresh light on the unarmed black man's final moments
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‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than 20 Times

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than 20 Times

30 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

George Floyd said more than 20 times that he couldn't breathe, but his pleas were repeatedly ignored as a white police officer knelt on his neck, killing him, according to transcripts of body camera footage released Wednesday. The accounts add shocking new details of the minutes surrounding the Black man's death in Minneapolis on May 25 and show how a cooperative encounter with officers quickly turned deadly, setting off nationwide protests calling for the dramatic reform of American policing. In the transcripts, Derek Chauvin , a former Minneapolis police officer who has been charged in...
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George Floyd told officers 'I can't breathe' more than 20 times, transcripts show

30 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Derek Chauvin, the officer kneeling on his neck, replied: ‘It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk' Newly released transcripts of the minutes leading up to George Floyd's death reveal he told officers “I can't breathe” more than 20 times, only to have his plea dismissed by Derek Chauvin , the white officer pressing his knee into Floyd's neck, who said: “It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk.” Floyd's dying words have become a rallying cry at demonstrations around the world amid a reckoning with systemic racism and police brutality. The chilling transcripts of body camera video...
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