Witnesses at Derek Chauvin trial share regret not helping George Floyd | USA TODAY 1

Witnesses at Derek Chauvin trial share regret not helping George Floyd | USA TODAY

 

Witness who witnessed George Floyd's death were brought to tears on the stand as Derek Chauvin trial continued Tuesday.
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Six witnesses took the stand Tuesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, and several broke down in tears recounting their memory of the day George Floyd died.

The witnesses included a mixed martial arts fighter, the teenager who recorded the now viral video of Floyd's death, the teen's 9-year-old cousin, two high school seniorswho said they were headed to the store to get an auxiliary cord and a Minneapolis firefighter who witnessed the incident while out on a walk.

Two other witnesses – a 911 dispatcher and a cashier working across the street – testified Monday, and lawyers for the defense and prosecution opened the trial by laying out their case.

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19 comments

    1. Sure, he coincidentally overdosed while a cop just happened to be bearing all his weight on his neck with his knee.

  1. Praying that justice will prevail for George Floyd and his family and for the rest of the people whom have succumbed because of police !!!! Also the witnesses who had to see this needless tragedy unfold/ happen . Great be these murderous “police” what they deserve….. to the fullest extent !!!!!!!!
    Lots of love and prayers from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    1. The man died of an overdose. Nothing would have changed that. I pray for justice for the pregnant woman Floyd held a gun to her stomach while robbing her.

  2. Our nation needs JESUS We have to turn our hearts to Christ if we want this nonsense to stop. Everybody, please get right with God and accept Jesus as Lord and Savior.

  3. If she physically interacted she would have probably been arrested. I hope she does not feel guilty. It is not her fault as a matter of fact if not for her video there would be no evidence. I can not imagine how she feels but there was nothing she could have done to help. People were already telling the police that George Floyd could not breathe. They tried but that cop just sat there on his neck. I do not know what defense t bgg ey may have but the video tells it all. No matter what state of mind prior. No matter if he did drugs or not. Unless they come up with something we have not seen the cop in my opinion is guilty. No reason for him to stay on his neck like that. How disgusting and if it were your family you would say same. Regardless of all the political and other stuff surrounding what happened this cop should pay.

  4. The world is watching don’t forget what caused the Rodney King riots history that never learns is doomed to repeat. Do the right thing this officer is guilty caught redhanded

  5. He was overdosed on drugs. He had the Wuhan Virus. He appeared to be resisting arrest. Are they saying that they wish they would have become EMT’s or Drug Counselors? Maybe they should have become Police so they can actually make changes in their department.

  6. The bystanders are innocent, they were yelling & screaming STOP!!!! at him & recording all of it, that’s really all anyone can do at that point. It’s not up to good samaritans to jump in the middle of a physical altercation between two big strong men, one being an armed officer.

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