George Floyd died from lack of oxygen, not fentanyl, says expert – BBC News

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Dr Martin Tobin, a world-renowned expert on breathing, testified on George Floyd’s last moments.

He told the court that Mr Floyd could be seen trying to use his fingers and knuckles to lift up the right side of his chest in order to breathe.

“It’s like the left side is in a vice,” he told the court.

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