The lawyer of the family of an African-American George Floyd, who died may 25 in Minneapolis as a result of harsh detention by the police, said the autopsy results pointed to the involvement in the death of Floyd the other law enforcement agencies. On it informs TV channel CNN.
At this point in the murder, Floyd was charged only one policeman Derek Shovina, which kept a man on the pavement, pressing the knee on the neck.
On 1 June it became known that the forensic medical examination confirmed that Floyd died as the result of strangulation.
Attorney Ben crump said that asphyxia also contributed to “squeezing back” from other officers who were kneeling behind the Floyd.
“I hope the attorney General of Minnesota Keith Ellison will now take up the case against other officers,” said crump.
Protests in the US began after may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis died African American George Floyd. 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, the court arrested the police Derek Shovina, which used a rear naked choke against Floyd.
At least 40 cities introduced the curfew, the national guard entered the city and 23 States and in Washington.