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Day 2 | Jurors have reviewed extensive video footage during a second day of testimony in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
The former officers — Tou Thao, J Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane — face one count each of failing to provide Mr Floyd with medical aid while Derek Chauvin placed his knee on his neck for more than nine minutes while he was facedown, handcuffed and gasping for air.
Mr Thao and Mr Kueng are also charged with failing to stop Chauvin’s use of force.
In the videos, the officers were seen arriving at the spot where J Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane arrived first. The men were seen putting Floyd on the ground and he is visibly struggling and says he cannot breathe.
The camera showed Mr Lane holding Floyd’s legs, while Mr Kueng knelt on his back. Shortly after, Floyd falls silent.Videos shot by bystanders showed people gathering around the scene, shouting at the officers.
The videos for the jurors have been stitched together from body-worn cameras and from bystanders clippings.Another video by the officers shows EMS arriving as officers put an unresponsive Floyd into an ambulance.
The court entered the recess after the videos were shown to the jury.