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EMT Bystander: I was desperate to help Floyd, but the police didn’t forgive me
Hennepin County Court off-duty Minneapolis firefighters and trained EMT testified on Tuesday that they had asked police to help George Floyd when he died. Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao told Genevieve Hansen, according to testimony at the Hennepin County Courthouse on Tuesday. In her official uniform, a 27-year-old woman used all the different “tactics” she tried to use to persuade the four policemen who arrested Floyd to take her to the scene. She cried when she explained to the judge. “I was anxious to help,” she said, begging the police, begging, and even cursing. “I was really worried. When I put the weight of an adult man around someone’s neck, my face looked puffy and swollen,” he said. I was suffering. ” “I quickly identified myself as he soon realized he was in need of medical assistance.” “I was desperate to help and couldn’t do what I needed.” She said. Pic.twitter.com/sXi8cDoaTe—Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 30, 2021 Hansen said he unplugged to record his arrest, hindering her efforts to save George Floyd’s life. It was. She said she called 911 after Floyd’s corpse was loaded into the ambulance. “I wanted to do it right away after it all settled down.” “I literally saw police officers not taking a pulse and doing nothing to save the man. According to the recordings received, Hansen told the 911 dispatcher on May 25. Chauvin stared across the court when her call was made in court. Hansen of Floyd during his arrest One of the seven witnesses to testify to Chauvin, as long as the prosecutor tries to prove that he used excessive force when he knelt on his neck for more than nine minutes. A forged $ 20 invoice. Chauvin, 45, is innocent of two and three murders and two slaughter and faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted. At his lawyer. One Eric Nelson argued that Floyd’s death was the result of health problems and drugs, and his client was simply “he was trained throughout his 19-year career.” .Lane and J. Alexander Kueng pleaded not guilty to promoting and aiding two murders, promoting manslaughter and aiding while committing a felony. Hansen said he would “go out for a walk” on May 25, after working 48 hours in shifts at the fire department. After seeing the police lights from a distance, she wondered if there was a fire nearby and walked in that direction. “As I approached, I was screaming that a woman was killing him across the street,” she added. After going around the scene, she approached, “I was worried about seeing a stressed crowd with a handcuffed man who wasn’t moving with a policeman carrying his full weight on his back.” The arrest was very confusing She was called a supervisor Hansen, in addition to being certified for providing assistance, she works in a busy fire department “overdose” and her job He said he regularly sees unconscious, “pulseless” people. Through experience, she realized that Floyd was in imminent danger and approached Chauvin and Sao, urging them to insist on checking their pulse, she said. In a video played in court on Tuesday, Hansen can be heard repeatedly saying she is a trained medical professional. Instead, Sao seemed to scold her for providing her help by pointing her at the sidewalk where the crowd was growing. “There was no medical assistance on the ground,” she said on Tuesday, adding that “I did my best to pay medical attention.” Feeling “powerless,” Hansen said he began to get angry with the police and recorded the scene. Another bystander, 33-year-old MMA fighter Donald Williams, testified on Tuesday that he had repeatedly told Chauvin that he was using a dangerous strangler fig. In the incident video, you can hear Williams begging Chauvin to remove his knees from Floyd’s neck. He calls some names that he says he doesn’t regret. “I witnessed the murder”: MMA fighter saw Floyd die and teenager Dhanera, who shot a viral video of Floyd’s death, testified Tuesday that Floyd was “suffering” and couldn’t breathe. Repeatedly said. As the crowd grew, Chauvin and Sao even reached out to their maces, she said. Hansen shouts the video as Chauvin keeps kneeling on Floyd’s neck. Prosecutors said there was no pulse when Floyd was loaded into the emergency vehicle. Dhanera moved to the jury to get Chauvin off when Chauvin arrived. Teenager 9-year-old Kusin, who also testified on Tuesday, explained that Chauvin needed to be “pulled away” from Floyd. A Hennepin County medical inspector concluded that Floyd died of cardiac arrest due to restraint and neck compression. His system had heart disease and fentanyl. An independent report commissioned by Floyd’s family, not shown in the trial, concluded that he died from strangulation by pressure on his back and neck. Both reports determined that Floyd’s death was a murder. Hansen, who was angry at the stand, said that if he worked on the day Floyd was arrested, he would say, “I could have provided medical care to the best of my ability … and this is what humans have that right. “I should have called 911 right away,” Hansen said. Read more on The Daily Beast. Put our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! 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