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“Something is wrong”: The 911 dispatcher watching George Floyd’s arrest was so disturbed that she called her a supervisor.
When Jena Lee Scurry, the dispatcher of ReutersMINNEAPOLIS —911, was watching a live video of George Floyd’s arrest, she felt something was wrong and felt sick. That was when she called her boss. “I was telling me something was wrong with my instinct,” Scurry, who worked as a dispatcher for seven years, testified Monday in a murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. “That was the instinct of the case. Something went wrong,” Curry told the supervisor that Floyd’s May 25 arrest outside the Minneapolis Cup Foods seemed “a little different.” “I don’t know if they had to use their power, but they got something from behind the team and they were all sitting on this guy,” she said in court. Said in the recording. The arrests were very different, and prosecutors emphasized at the beginning of Chauvin’s murder trial on Monday. In the opening discussion, prosecutors helped dozens of 46-year-old black men, claiming that Chauvin had pushed his knees around his neck for nearly 10 minutes, causing Floyd to “die one breath at a time.” I ignored the plea I asked for. The eye that it is murder. It’s a murder. Special counsel Jerry Blackwell said less than a year after the video of Floyd’s deadly arrest in the $ 20 counterfeit bill on May 25 spread and launched national protests. Chauvin claimed in court that he had “betrayed” his badge. “He put his knees on his neck and back and grinded and crushed him until breathtaking. There were no ladies and gentlemen until life was squeezed from him,” Blackwell said. It was. The former officer knelt on Floyd. The prosecutor said a total of “9 minutes and 29 seconds,” and Floyd shouted that he couldn’t breathe a staggering 27 breaths before he lost consciousness. “This case is not about momentary decision-making,” Blackwell argued. “At the same time, Mr. Chauvin will never move while he is crying. His knees remain on his neck and his sunglasses remain undisturbed by his head.” America is watching. “: Chauvin’s trial finally begins. Chauvin, one of the four police officers charged in connection with Floyd’s death, pleaded guilty to two and three murders and a second murder. -Negligent homicide. If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in prison. Former police lawyer Eric Nelson argued on Monday that the story “always has two sides,” asking the jury if his client acted like any other police officer. I urged you to do it. A now infamous video pointing out that Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck and was forced to call “police police” bystanders. “You have defeated him. At least let him breathe,” shouts one. “He’s black. Another woman says. While the jury was watching a video that hurt his bowel, Chauvin in a gray suit and blue face mask took notes on a legitimate pad. 33 An old MMA fighter, Donald Williams Off-Duty MPD Officer and Security Officer, listens to one of the videos begging officers to check Floyd’s pulse and stop using “blood chokes.” I can. Williams told the court on Monday that he had proper strangler fig experience. Williams said on May 25 that he saw Floyd standing on the ground as he approached the police car. His life. “He shouted to Chauvin about the” blood clog “and testified that while Floyd was” gasping for the air, “they” saw each other dead with their eyes. ” [but] The more your knees rest on your neck, the more you can see the floyd disappear. “Like a fish in a bag, my eyes slowly roll behind my head and I have nosebleeds,” William said, calling it “torture.” Special Counsel Jerry Blackwell in a video of George Floyd’s arrest: “At the same time, Mr. Chauvin will never move while he is screaming. Knees remain on his neck and sunglasses on his head. It remains undisturbed and it just goes on. “Https://t.co/ur0qgmwkvf pic.twitter.com/GXX3maVVQ3— ABC News (@ABC) March 29, 2021 Until Floyd gets on the ambulance EMT said he had no pulse. A Hennepin County medical inspector later concluded that Floyd had died of cardiac arrest due to restraint and neck compression, and also noted that Floyd had heart disease and had fentanyl in his system. An independent report commissioned by Floyd’s family, not shown in the trial, concluded that the 46-year-old died of strangulation due to pressure on his back and neck. Both reports determined that Floyd’s death was a murder. “We’ll give you all the evidence of all the warnings that Chauvin would have heard,” Blackwell said. “Mr. Floyd isn’t just screaming. Bystander, siren-you [the jury] Nelson claimed on Monday that evidence showed that Floyd had taken the drug during his arrest, which eventually killed him. Three other police officers, Tou Thao, Thomas K. Lane and J. Alexander Kueng supported and pushed down the arrest. I’m trying to keep Floyd’s feet away from worried bystanders. All three pleaded not guilty to promoting and aiding two murders, committing manslaughter and promoting two manslaughter while committing a felony. .. They will be brought to trial together in August. Twelve juries, consisting of eight women and six men, will be Floyd during Chauvin’s arrest, including two agents. Decide if you intend to do any harm. The long-running anger of racism and police atrocities exploded days and weeks after Floyd’s death, urging people across the country to protest and go out into the streets. Floyd’s last plea turned into a rally cry, bringing new energy to the Black Lives Matter movement. “The whole world is paying attention”: Chauvin’s murder trial is not limited to George Floyd At a press conference “America is watching” and “A groundbreaking trial”, “Everyone is made equal It will be proved if you respond to the belief that you are. ” As they spoke, a large number of journalists flocked outside the Hennepin County Government Center. Around the corner, Marcus X. Smith, 42, from Minneapolis accused police and guards of standing. I think this is a great opportunity for reconciliation for those who have died in the hands of police officers. To show us that the government and people are really interested in the judicial system, “Smith said. “We are seeking justice. Others who lost their families in the hands of the police also attended a small rally outside the court. Eric Garner’s suffocating mother, Gwen Carr (2014). He died while telling police officers that he couldn’t breathe at the NYPD), but he was out of court on Monday after traveling with a social justice organization to help Floyd. Family members Al Sharpton and George. Floyd’s family kneels for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. “We did this before and tweeted that people around the world were tired after 3 minutes …” pic.twitter.com/tyyTYFB60V— Sumayya Tobah (@thisissumayya) March 29, 2021 “This was very close to what happened. To my son, it was like a response from the grave, and we were” no more. ” “I’m saying,” Carr said. “We want to prevent this from happening to other families. That’s why we are standing today. We are in solidarity with all the families suffering from these vicious losses. “At the end of this case, we will spend a lot of time talking about suspicions, politically or” at the end of the case, “Nelson said, Floyd told the jury on Monday.” Nelson, who claimed to have used a counterfeit $ 20 to buy cigarettes at Cup Foods, said a convenience store clerk said Nelson was affected when he entered the store. Pointing to the viral video played in court, he told the jury, “Remember that there is more on the scene than what police officers see in front of them. Police officers can consider it a threat. “Derek Chauvin acted as trained throughout his 19-year career,” Nelson insisted. “The use of force is unattractive, but it’s a necessary element of the police.” Read more at The Daily Beast. Did you get a hint? Send it to The Daily Beast here. Put your top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! 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