Autopsy Finds George Floyd’s Death Was Homicide By Asphyxia, At Odds With Original Results | MSNBC

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An independent autopsy finds that George Floyd died as a result of “asphyxia due to neck & back compression” and loss of blood flow to the brain, at odds with the Hennepin County’s official finding that underlying health conditions contributed to his death. Aired on 06/01/2020.
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Autopsy Finds George Floyd's Death Was Homicide By Asphyxia, At Odds With Original Results | MSNBC

89 Comments on "Autopsy Finds George Floyd’s Death Was Homicide By Asphyxia, At Odds With Original Results | MSNBC"

  1. chocol8milk | June 1, 2020 at 4:41 PM | Reply

    This is why the police shouldn’t investigate themselves.

    • I fear for those with autism and those with developmental delays (not all look like they have it some people look completely normal to the eye) I pray for the growing number of kiddos out there who grow up and may have some behavioral issues due to neurological issues…I pray that the police will not harm you if you ever find yourself in trouble…because that was just pure evil what they did to Floyd…I pray for u babies black and white, etc. 🙏🏽 from the bottom of my heart…this has opened my eyes to other bigger issues as well…I want to know how people with disabilities are being treated by these cops 🤔 😖😭😭😭😭🙏🏽

    • KuruTheGuru | June 1, 2020 at 9:16 PM | Reply

      Say it louder

    • Eastwood Unforgiven | June 1, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      @Bernd Höcke just like Epsteins death

    • Eastwood Unforgiven | June 1, 2020 at 9:43 PM | Reply

      @John David Wolf the whole police department

    • Some Person | June 1, 2020 at 9:47 PM | Reply

      “We don’t think we did anything wrong”. Something is wrong with that, like you said independent investigations are needed to dismiss bias…

  2. 4 police men participated in this killing.

  3. Cole Chillen | June 1, 2020 at 4:43 PM | Reply

    Even if he didn’t asphyxiate, when they took his pulse and couldn’t find one, they let him go 2 more minutes w/o checking or EMS. That is depraved indifference to human life. Murder 2.

    • Roberta Callahan | June 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM | Reply

      @Jerry P I guess you didn’t watch that video. Whose killing who? You need to do some research to see why there are more blacks are incarcerated than whites. It’s because there are so many white police people like the one in the video and blacks who don’t dare stand up for themselves. You have a long way to go before you are as educated as I am. You can’t believe everything your buddies say.

    • Tessmage Tessera I would agree but one major problem. It seems the cop knew Mr. Floyd from a night club they both worked at. This is getting even more strange. Something is up and this cop seems to be dirty and I can’t overlook the fact that he has done something like this before given his track record.

    • @Roberta Callahan Throw facts out there and i get a dilusional responses. Ok, let’s try another angle Mr. Genius. Why don’t you go take a nice stroll through east oakland at 2am wearing a 10,000 Rolex. Then do the same thing in San mateo. I guarantee your educated mind would prefer san mateo. Let’s see how your panties twist that fact. Ready? Go.

    • Roberta Callahan | June 1, 2020 at 8:29 PM | Reply

      @Jerry P  Jerry P  First it’s Ms Genius and thanks for that. Sorry I can’t return the compliment. I don’t have any kind of response for those off-the-wall challenges and I have more interesting things to do. Adios muchacho.

    • alan dickson | June 1, 2020 at 8:38 PM | Reply

      @Jerry P thats every city the world over, whats your point again??

  4. Corrupt system trying to make sure that cops are not held accountable, every step of the way.


  5. All the 4 police cruel men should be charged with 1st degree murder. Let them rot in jail

    • mjsilverfox | June 1, 2020 at 7:56 PM | Reply

      @fosterslover It was premeditated! The moment George Floyd said “I can’t breathe” and those dirty cops remained on top of him and not one of the 4 so-called police officers did anything to help George when he was begging for his life and clearly struggling to survive?? It became premeditated.

      Even the crowd were telling them he was suffocating and that scrawny little pipsqueak chose to dig his knee further into George’s neck and kept it there for 3 minutes after he was told there wasn’t a pulse. This was first degree murder and all 4 of them should be put behind bars for the rest of their lives for killing George Floyd.

    • life sentence is too good for them. let the boys in the prison deal with them for 6months then capital death

    • Randy Couch | June 1, 2020 at 8:56 PM | Reply

      @mjsilverfox. Dirty cops! You are a joke!

    • Kevin Willis | June 1, 2020 at 9:13 PM | Reply

      They wouldn’t last more than a week in jail . . . and that would be a week too long.

    • Randy Couch | June 1, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

      @Kevin Willis. First jail all these thugs

  6. Government Can’t Be Trusted !

  7. LittleDragon03 | June 1, 2020 at 4:49 PM | Reply

    The county medical examiner should be fired for falsifying records and should be charged for filing a false statement.

    • karen Burrows | June 1, 2020 at 9:55 PM | Reply

      @Louis Harrigan I don’t know, Louis – I just don’t like it when people muddy the water in an already complicated situation by offering not opinions, but mistruths. Thanks for the comment.

    • karen Burrows | June 1, 2020 at 9:58 PM | Reply

      @K R I’ve been there! Thanks again!

    • @Sean Michael Very optimistic of you, but nope. Read the preliminary report. The language it was written in was biased. The coroner’s preliminary writing was not even objective. Read it.

    • Stevenson Belle | June 1, 2020 at 10:30 PM | Reply

      @Thabo Muso most of all I can see you have common sense . Anyone who has an understanding of anatomical knowledge and medical language can see that first report was worded strategically . ( Potiential ) toxication oh really oh ok .

  8. The Coach Shungu Experience | June 1, 2020 at 4:54 PM | Reply

    Cover up exposed. Add them to the investigation and prosecute them.

    • The Coach Shungu Experience | June 1, 2020 at 5:48 PM | Reply

      @Robert Blackford An independent autopsy is always going to be paid for, but if you were referring to bribery for certain results, I am politely saying kiss my black a**.

      We all saw that video and that knee on his neck didn’t even need an autopsy report. They straight up killed that man, and you know it.

      People like You not wanting justice for his family, community and the country as a whole is the reason why there are protests all over the country.

    • Karen Schumer | June 1, 2020 at 6:29 PM | Reply

      @jonny starsmore I saw white people doing most of the fires. I think many were White Supremacists destroying property so the blacks get the blame for it!

    • The Coach Shungu Experience I’m white and that MF police need to be put to death we can never live in harmony as long as MF like this are police and keep us seperated

    • Karen Schumer | June 1, 2020 at 7:33 PM | Reply

      @smith hall Unfortunately, lot of cops act like this guy.

    • @Robert The Bruceracist undercover cops putting them out.. They need investigating..!!!.

  9. How many other cases has this local coroner covered for cops?

  10. gobigorange | June 1, 2020 at 4:58 PM | Reply

    With Mr Floyd being face down an people on top of him his lungs couldn’t even expand to take in air, so the officers on top of him are just as guilty as the one that had his knee on his neck

    • Heroeshavefur | June 1, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

      I don’t understand why EVERYONE is not saying this??? He could have died without the one on his neck…no way to know…all are equally guilty of killing him!!!

    • Karen Schumer | June 1, 2020 at 6:26 PM | Reply

      I doubt the other 3 cops will serve any time. The white run justice system will make sure those cops will get preferential treatment!

  11. April the Cat Esquire | June 1, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

    Sounds like Bill Barr was in on this… The whole thing stinks of his DOJ

    • Talk Blocked | June 1, 2020 at 7:35 PM | Reply

      All corruption stinks the same.

    • jacq danieles | June 1, 2020 at 7:45 PM | Reply

      @LAB-Lil’ Angry B!tch – it conveniently took off the spotlight on Trump’s incompetent handling of coronavirus.

    • Deborah Freedman | June 1, 2020 at 7:51 PM | Reply

      @Robyn Justice What he actually said was it was impossible that Epstein hung himself. He seems to be one of these guns for hire, and will give what ever conclusion his client pays for. The state needs to bring in an unbiased third coroner.

    • JBE Multimedia | June 1, 2020 at 8:40 PM | Reply

      @LAB-Lil’ Angry B!tch resorting to spelling wars is all you could cos you know you cant deflect the fact that the state of Minnesota is run by dems… so no one is stopping you guys from administering justice… except you guys wanna look for outsiders to blame…

    • JBE Multimedia | June 1, 2020 at 8:42 PM | Reply

      @Thomas Woods what is liars… The governor, the mayor, the state police head, majority of the congress and senate in Minnesota are dems… I guess you dont even know or you dont care… you only looking for right wingers to blame for all your flaws.

  12. Ivory Fyall | June 1, 2020 at 5:21 PM | Reply

    We all fkn knew the medical examiner was lying? I was hoping that they would hire a independent medical examiner…Good job Floyd Family!!!!👍👍🙏🙏

  13. County medical examiner’s office needs to be investigated as well

  14. This shows just how deep the corruption runs through our “ To Protect And Serve” justice department.

    • Karen Schumer | June 1, 2020 at 6:26 PM | Reply

      We also need to know that trump’s own racist behavior created the environment of hate that make cops believe that they can murder a black person in front of witnessed, with a video tape rolling and get away with it!

  15. Police investigating themselves is like Bill Barr clearing the orange felon.

  16. Noctis Lucis | June 1, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

    My god. This just gets worse. The state tried to cover it up. Vile.

    • Noctis Lucis | June 1, 2020 at 6:31 PM | Reply

      Do you have any proof of that or are you just stating your personal opinion that a grieving family is just after money?

    • Think for yourself. | June 1, 2020 at 6:49 PM | Reply

      @Noctis Lucis Exactly my point it has to be proven in court and when that day comes the the civil law suite it petitioned hide your head in shame! It’s one medical expert opinion against another. That will play out in court. Juries do it all the time one psychologist will say not insane and another will say insane. It’s what you can prove fool! Follow the money.

    • Noctis Lucis | June 1, 2020 at 7:08 PM | Reply

      I think your the fool here. A medical opinion in psychology is vastly different from medical fact about a cause of death in an autopsy, psychology is largely opinion based which is why you have doctors giving different opinions, but asphyxiation is fact with evidence to back it up and I’m certain that if that is the cause of death then it will be easily proven in court. We all saw George floyd being crushed and suffocated to death. So I’m inclined to believe that the autopsy shows that he died from asphyxiation rather than to be so low to believe that his family are just out for money. You should hang your head in shame because your sick.

    • Think for yourself. | June 1, 2020 at 8:32 PM | Reply

      @Noctis Lucis Exactly so wait to here both sides of the proof before you jump to conclusion.Think about it just because someone else says something different you assume the other is lying. It’s called the court of law. and the knee was on his neck not his carotid artery. I don’t have time for this people get tired of educating the ignorant. Bye!

    • That’s what liberal states do

  17. My heart goes out to The Floyd family..may world change be in his name..
    Stay safe..

  18. Elisa Taylor | June 1, 2020 at 5:41 PM | Reply

    Can the person who performed the original autopsy be charged with filing a false report?

  19. Maarten van dam | June 1, 2020 at 5:53 PM | Reply

    They should immediately investigate the state coroner who concluded that there was no evidence for asphyxia.
    Because he may well be in on the whole thing. He, or she, may have been covering for the cops.
    Investigate, and if that coroner is as corrupt as, apparently, the Minneapolis PD and DA are, fire and charge him with perverting the course of justice.
    No more Mr Nice Guy with these people.

  20. I knew it. They tried to get that killer cop off the hook.

    He killed Floyd. We all saw it on camera.

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