Another Expert Says Lack of Oxygen, Not Drugs, Killed Floyd
The testimony of Dr. Lindsey Thomas bolstered the findings of other prosecution experts.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another medical expert Friday blamed George Floyd’s death on the way police held him down, as an attorney for former Officer Derek Chauvin pressed the witness with hypothetical questions and other means to suggest that Floyd’s drug use or heart disease killed him. The testimony of Dr. Lindsey Thomas, a forensic pathologist who retired in 2017 from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office in Minneapolis, bolstered the findings of other prosecution experts…