Jury hears from paramedics, former police supervisor on day 4 of Chauvin trial | USA TODAY 1

Jury hears from paramedics, former police supervisor on day 4 of Chauvin trial | USA TODAY


First responders and police officials say officers "could have ended" restraint of George Floyd before his death.

Two paramedics took the witness stand Thursday afternoon in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and told jurors George Floyd appeared to be in medical distress or dead when they arrived at the scene.

Jurors listened to their testimony and watched body camera footage from an officer inside the ambulance. On Wednesday, they sat through hours of police body-camera videos.

When viewing video of Floyd's final moments, bystander and witness Charles McMillian, 61, broke down sobbing on the witness stand as he recounted his memories of last Memorial Day. Videos shown to the jurors reveal McMillian confronted Chauvin as the ambulance carrying Floyd pulled away from the scene, sirens blaring. McMillian told Chauvin he didn't respect what Chauvin had done.

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  1. He didn’t need to be grounded. And why can’t people without money be cuffed in front for detaining?

  2. One thing for sure it can be various of witnesses statements and cross examine statements. We the people have witnessed a cop kill in cold blood it’s in plain sight it’s all the in the footage.

  3. They should have had Saint George’s children testify too. Oh wait, they don’t even know who he is!

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