In the United States June 1, the office is judicial-medical examination has announced the results of the autopsy of an African-American George Floyd, who died may 25, in the result of harsh police detention of a man died of strangulation. It is reported Reuters.
The conclusion of the medical examiner confirms the results of an independent autopsy.
The medical examiner, Hennepin County stated that Floyd shortly before his death had used methamphetamine, he was fentanyl intoxication on the background of hypertension and coronary artery disease.
However, both examination confirmed that Floyd died as a result of mechanical asphyxia.
Full report from the coroner has not yet released.
Floyd died may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis. The patrol suspected him that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill. After the death of the men began to riot. Demonstrators took to the streets and began throwing the police with firecrackers and bottles. During the protests were looted shop, unknown persons set fire to several industrial and commercial buildings, as well as a police station. One person was killed. Native of Floyd appealed to the protesters asking them not to allow violence.
The government decided on the introduction of the national guard. May 29, law enforcement authorities arrested police officer Derek Shovina, which used a rear naked choke against Floyd.
The protests have spread all over the country. In 25 cities in 16 States imposed a curfew.