Unsealed bodycam video reveals George Floyd said the word 'please' more than 50 times as he pleaded for his life and white cop Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine and a half minutes - a minute longer than previously estimated

New details in the harrowing police killing of George Floyd have been revealed after a court unsealed police bodycam footage of the incident.
The new footage, from cameras worn by officers Thomas Lane and Alexander Kueng, showed white officer Derek Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck for nine and a half minutes – a minute longer than previously estimated.
Floyd gasped for breath and said 'please' more than 50 times in his interaction with officers, according to MPR News.
At one point in the clip Lane asks multiple times if they should roll Floyd on his side as he pleaded for air. Chauvin is heard saying 'just leave him'. 
Nothing in the footage captured by cameras suggests Floyd acted aggressively or threateningly with officers.
A Hennepin County Judge allowed members of the public and journalists to view the video evidence in person on Wednesday but they were not allowed to record it. The judge ruled news organizations cannot publish it. 
New bodycam footage from the death of George Floyd was unsealed on Wednesday and shows white cop Derek Chauvin had his knee on his neck for about nine and a half minutes - minute longer than previously estimated
New bodycam footage from the death of George Floyd was unsealed on Wednesday and shows white cop Derek Chauvin had his knee on his neck for about nine and a half minutes - minute longer than previously estimated
Though at times he did not immediately comply with orders, Floyd was visibly distraught and repeatedly apologized and pleaded with officers.
His death on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota sparked international outrage and led to protests in all 50 states decrying police brutality against black people and systemic racism in the US.
Lane entered two sets of videos as evidence to have charges against him dropped. 
The unsealed video shows how officers arrived to the Cup Foods convenience store shortly after 8pm following a report that Floyd may have used a fake $20 bill.
The clip shows Lane approach Floyd and ask to see his hands. 
'Put your f**king hands up right now!' Lane says drawing his gun when Floyd didn't immediately comply.
Floyd appears confused in the clip and asks, 'What did we do Mr. Officer?' 
He says 'I’m sorry' to the officer twice and puts his hands on the steering wheel, reiterating that he wants to comply.

Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao (left to right). A coalition of media outlets is seeking public access to body camera video recorded by the former officers charged in the death of George Floyd
Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao (left to right). A coalition of media outlets is seeking public access to body camera video recorded by the former officers charged in the death of George Floyd
Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes as Floyd said he couldn't breathe in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes as Floyd said he couldn't breathe in Minneapolis, Minnesota 
All four officers were fired the day after video of Floyd's death went viral, which set off protests that spread around the world and turned into a national reckoning on race in America
All four officers were fired the day after video of Floyd's death went viral, which set off protests that spread around the world and turned into a national reckoning on race in America
'I got shot the same way, Mr Officer, before,' he said as per NBC.
Floyd is arrested about two minutes after Lane approached the vehicle.
Lane and Kueng try to push him to the back of their squad car, but he resists explaining he’s claustrophobic and recently recovered from COVID-19.
'I'm not that kind of guy,' Floyd says as he struggles against the officers. 'I just had COVID, man, I don't want to go back to that.' 
He begs the officers not to put him in the back and says he’ll get in if they let him count to three.
A man on the street is heard telling Floyd, 'You can’t win'. He replies, 'I’m not trying to win.'
Officers try to push him into the back of the squad car as he yells in distress.
At least twice he’s heard saying, 'I can’t breathe' and tells officers he'll lie on the ground instead.
The officers get into the squad car on the driver’s side and he eventually falls out of the passenger side and goes to the ground near the squad’s back tire and says 'Thank you'.
The new footage shows the officers making light of the struggle with Floyd (pictured) and seem unconcerned about his condition, despite the father-of-five repeatedly saying he couldn't breathe, desperate pleas from bystanders urging the officers to stop what they were doing and one of the cops vocalizing that he was 'passing out'
George Floyd
The new footage shows the officers making light of the struggle with Floyd (pictured) and seem unconcerned about his condition, despite the father-of-five repeatedly saying he couldn't breathe, desperate pleas from bystanders urging the officers to stop what they were doing and one of the cops vocalizing that he was 'passing out'
When cops failed to get Floyd in the car, Chauvin put his knee on Floyd’s neck for nine and a half minutes according to time codes.
At one point Lane is asked if he’s okay. He said, 'My knee might be a little scratched but I’ll survive' as Floyd continued to wheeze under Chauvin's weight.
Prosecutors originally said Chauvin was on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. That time frame resulted in thousands of protests observing moments of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds in solidarity with Floyd.
Kueng checks Floyd’s pulse after Chauvin pressed his knee into his neck and said he 'can’t find one'. 
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Attorney Ben Crump pictured Wednesday announcing a civil lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four officers involved in Floyd's killing on behalf of his family
Attorney Ben Crump pictured Wednesday announcing a civil lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four officers involved in Floyd's killing on behalf of his family
Chauvin remains on Floyd’s neck even after he fell unconscious. He didn't move until paramedics came and placed him on a stretcher.
When the ambulance drives away Kueng takes the report from the store owner about the disputed $20 bill.
Only after outraged protests were the four officers involved in Floyd’s killing arrested.
Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder. The three other officers in involved were Tou Thao, Lane and Kueng and they’ve all been charged with aiding and abetting murder.
On Wednesday Floyd’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four officers.
Unsealed bodycam video reveals George Floyd said the word 'please' more than 50 times as he pleaded for his life and white cop Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine and a half minutes - a minute longer than previously estimated Unsealed bodycam video reveals George Floyd said the word 'please' more than 50 times as he pleaded for his life and white cop Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine and a half minutes - a minute longer than previously estimated Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 05:14 Rating: 5

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