New video footage shows George Floyd in a struggle with police in the moments leading up to his death.
Floyd can’t be seen in the footage, but one cop can be seen leaning through the back door and visibly struggling with him.
The clip was posted by activist Shaun King, who wrote: ‘BREAKING: Just got this new video. It’s all coming together. Police were in the car beating the sh** out of George Floyd. One stands watch, while the others attacked him.’
Later, white officer Derek Chauvin was captured on video by a bystander kneeling on Floyd’s neck as he begged for air.
Floyd, 46, fell unconscious and died, and Chauvin, 44, has since been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, which are filed in cases of unintentional death.
Chauvin also was accused of ignoring another officer who expressed concerns about Floyd, a black man, as he lay handcuffed on the ground.
Floyd´s family attorney Ben Crump says he thinks more serious murder charges should be filed against the officer.
White officer Derek Chauvin was captured on video by a bystander kneeling on Floyd’s neck as he begged for air
Watch the Video – Cop Presses knee on George Floyd’s neck until he’s motionless
According to the complaint, Chauvin had his knee on Floyd´s neck for eight minutes, including nearly three minutes after he stopped moving and talking. As per the Dailymail report
An autopsy said the combined effects of being restrained, potential intoxicants in Floyd´s system and his underlying health issues, including heart disease, likely contributed to his death.
Floyd’s death has sparked protests nationwide.