‘I’m not a bad person’: New bodycam video of George Floyd’s death emerges

Adrian Ovalle

Video Footage from body electronic cameras used by 2 policemans revealing a stressed and frightened George Floyd pleading with officers minutes prior to his death has actually emerged.

In the recordings from Minneapolis officers Thomas Lane and J Kueng, Mr Floyd can be heard informing them “I’m not a bad guy” as they attempt to battle him into a team car.

“I’m not that kind of guy,” Mr Floyd states as he resists the officers. “I just had COVID, man, I don’t want to go back to that.”

( Clockwise from leading left) J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, Derek Chauvin

An observer can be heard pleading with Mr Floyd to stop having a hard time, stating: “You can’t win.” Mr Floyd responds, “I don’t want to win.”

A couple of minutes later on, with Mr Floyd now face-down on the street, the electronic cameras record his fading voice, still periodically stating, “I can’t breathe” prior to he goes still.

The recordings are part of the criminal case versus them and 2 other officers over Mr Floyd’s death on 25 May.

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Derek Chauvin, who held his knee versus Mr Floyd’s neck for almost 8 minutes, is charged with second- degree murder.

Lane, Kueng and another officer, Tou Thao, are charged with abetting and assisting second- degree murder and murder.

All 4 officers were fired the day after Mr Floyd passed away.

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Members and reporters of the public were enabled to see the video on Wednesday by visit. Judge Peter Cahill has declined to permit publication of the video.

The video is the max public view yet of Mr Floyd’s interaction with the officers.

It shows the officers’ view of a death currently commonly seen on a onlooker’s phone video, which triggered turbulent demonstrations in Minneapolis that rapidly spread out around the world.

Mr Floyd appears troubled from the minute officers ask him to march of his vehicle near a south Minneapolis corner grocery, where he was believed of utilizing a fake $20 note.

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When Mr Floyd did not instantly show his hands, Lane pulled his weapon, leading Mr Floyd to state he had actually been shot previously.

Mr Floyd’s hands are soon handcuffed behind his back, and he grows more nervous, informing the officers that he is claustrophobic and pleading with them not to put him in the back of a team car.

In the battle, he loses a shoe. What seems Chauvin’s chest-mounted body video camera falls beneath the team car, and Mr Floyd ultimately winds up on the pavement with the officers holding him down.

Chauvin and Kueng each grip one of Mr Floyd’s handcuffed hands to hold them in position behind his back, with Kueng’s knee appearing to continue Mr Floyd’s bottom or simplybelow Lane is at Floyd’s feet.

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“I think he’s passing out,” one officer can be heard. “You guys all right, though?” somebody asks. “Yeah – good so far,” states one.

Another – obviously Lane – states: “My knee might be a little scratched, but I’ll survive.” Kueng connects with a freedom to pull a pebble from the cops SUV’s tire tread and toss it to the street.

Lee asks Chauvin whether they must roll Mr Floyd on his side and recommends that he may be in delirium.

People in the crowd can be heard revealing worry for Mr Floyd’s condition, asking whether he had a pulse and was breathing.

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A couple of minutes later on, Lane asks once again about rolling Mr Floyd onto his side.

The officers go peaceful as Kueng look for a pulse and states he can not discover one.

Lane’s video camera shows him following an unresponsive Mr Floyd on a stretcher into an ambulance, where paramedics advised him to carry out CPR.

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The video shows Lane carrying out consistent chest compressions by hand without any noticeable results.

The ambulance parks a couple of streets far from the store for numerous minutes while Lane and the paramedics deal with Mr Floyd.

The watching of the video took put on the exact same day the Floyd family’s attorney Ben Crump revealed a suit versus the cops and the city officers associated with his death.

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