George Floyd died in a homicide involving neck compression according to the official autopsy of the African-American whose death in police custody triggered unrest and widespread rioting across the United States.
Official autopsy report of George Floyd
The report, released on Monday, held cardiopulmonary arrest due to neck compression as the real reason of his death. And claimed that the death of George Floyd, a 46-year old African-American, was a homicide. The report was prepared by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner in Minneapolis.
Medical condition of George Floyd
The autopsy describes the medical health of Floyd as arteriosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease; fentanyl intoxication; recent methamphetamine use. It added that the manner of death was not a legal determination of culpability or intent.
Under Minnesota state law the Medical Examiner is a neutral and independent office and is separate and distinct from any prosecutorial authority or law enforcement agency.