The seventh witness was a minor, a good friend of the prior witness, who additionally noticed George Floyd’s loss of life.
She advised prosecutor Erin Eldridge that she was in courtroom at present “for George Floyd.”
The witness, who just isn’t being publicly named or proven on video by the courtroom as a result of she’s a minor, stated she was going to Cup Meals together with her good friend after they came across Floyd being restrained by police.
Once they arrived, they “hear George Floyd’s voice yelling for his mother and saying he can’t breathe,” she stated.
She gave her telephone to her good friend to file video of what was occurring.
This witness initially waited within the automobile and heard yelling.
When she bought out of the automobile, she noticed Floyd unconscious, not shifting and former officer Derek Chauvin digging his knee into his neck, she testified.
Not one of the bystanders have been aggressive or attacking in any method, she stated.
“They have been simply utilizing their voices,” she advised the courtroom.
Former officer Tou Thao was being aggressive to the bystanders and Chauvin bought his mace and began shaking it, she stated.
“I used to be frightened of Chauvin,” she advised the prosecutor.
When paramedics arrived, Floyd regarded “purple, like he wasn’t getting sufficient circulation,” she stated.
She didn’t know Floyd was useless, however she had a intestine feeling that he was.
Officers didn’t attempt to present any first help or medical assist earlier than paramedics arrived, she stated.
The protection didn’t cross look at this witness.