Chauvin Trial Bombshell: ‘I Ate Too Many Drugs’

POLITICS & POLICY
Courtroom sketch of James Reyerson, senior special agent with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, answers questions as images of George Floyd’s arrest play on a screen, on the eighth day of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minn. April 7, 2021. (Jane Rosenberg/Reuters)

Prosecutors at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in Minneapolis seemed jolted today when one of their most important witnesses initially testified that during George Floyd’s detention by police, while he appeared to be in fear for his life, Floyd stated, “I ate too many drugs.” Floyd, who was later pronounced dead, could be heard speaking on an audio/visual recording. The witness, Agent James Reyerson of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, acknowledged during cross-examination by Chauvin’s counsel, Eric Nelson, that he could hear Floyd say, “I ate too many drugs.”

It was clear that prosecutors were taken aback by this testimony. On …

Articles You May Like

Harry Reid warns Democrats against packing Supreme Court with liberal justices: ‘Be very, very careful’
Scarborough & Co. Slam GOP as ‘Party of No,’ ‘Grievance’ and ‘Darkness and Doom’
Dan Crenshaw Announces Emergency Eye Surgery, Will Be ‘Effectively Blind’ for a Month
Asian Chamber of Commerce demands apology from Denver newspaper over April Fools prank they say is racist
Portland Rioter Indicted On Multiple Attempted Murder Charges After Throwing Molotov Cocktails At Police

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *