Officer to Floyd: ‘It takes … a lot of oxygen to talk’

As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn’t breathe more than 20 times, the officer who pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck dismissed his pleas, saying "it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk."

  • Published 8 July 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn’t breathe more than 20 times in the moments before he died, the officer who pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck dismissed his pleas, saying “it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk,” according to transcripts of body camera video recordings made public Wednesday. The transcripts for the body camera videos of officers Thomas Lane and J. Kueng provide the… Read at AP News