MPD head of homicide testifies in murder trial of Derek Chauvin: ‘If your knee is on a person’s neck, that could kill him’

The head of homicide for the Minneapolis Police Department testified Friday that the use of force by Derek Chauvin and three other police officers to restrain George Floyd was “totally unnecessary.”  Lt. Richard Zimmerman said once they had Floyd handcuffed and face down on the street, they should have stopped restraining him. Instead, they held … Continue reading MPD head of homicide testifies in murder trial of Derek Chauvin: ‘If your knee is on a person’s neck, that could kill him’