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Chauvin defense medical expert testifies on George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Dr. David Fowler, an expert witness for Derek Chauvin's defense, testified that George Floyd died from cardiac arrest combined with the effect of illicit drugs, and not a lack of oxygen. Fowler, the former chief medical examiner in Maryland, did not examine Floyd's body. The prosecution pushed back during cross-examination.
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Defense's Medical Expert In Derek Chauvin Trial Says George Floyd's Cause Of Death Is ‘Undetermined'

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A defense expert testified Wednesday that George Floyd's manner of death cannot be determined because he believes there are many conflicting, contributing factors.
Dr. David Fowler was on the stand all day.
The forensic pathologist said the factors contributing to death included Floyd's drug use and his underlying heart conditions.
Another contributing factor Fowler cited was one not mentioned in court before - carbon monoxide poisoning from the exhaust of the police squad car.
Fowler testified that Floyd had to have suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning because his head...
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Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

1 month ago   |   By Politico

MINNEAPOLIS - George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial, contradicting prosecution experts who said Floyd succumbed to a lack of oxygen from the way he was pinned down.
Dr. David Fowler, a former Maryland chief medical examiner who is now with a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd's system, and possibly carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors in the 46-year-old Black man's death...
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Derek Chauvin trial live coverage: Expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Defense attorney Eric Nelson is trying to prove that Derek Chauvin did what he was trained to do and that George Floyd died because of his drug use and health problems.
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