Medical Examiner rules death of George Floyd a homicide

By Dan McDermott

The Hennepin County, MN Medical Examiner has released a report finding that George Floyd died due to a heart attack while being restrained with his neck compressed by a Minneapolis police officer.

The death was a homicide, according to the release, meaning a death caused by an act of another person.

The report states also states that Floyd showed signs of being under the influence of fentanyl and had recently used methamphetamine.

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Photo by Fibonacci Blue: On May 26, 2020, people protested against police violence after the death of George Floyd. Large crowd of protesters in a street.

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