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Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

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A court has been shown new police bodycam footage of George Floyd pleading with officers during his arrest, saying: "I'm not a bad guy."The video comes as the murder trial of ex-officer Derek Chauvin continues for a third day. In it, Mr Floyd is seen begging for police not to harm him.The footage also shows Mr Chauvin with his knee on Mr Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes.Mr Floyd's 2020 death sparked global protests over policing and racism.Mr Chauvin, 45, denies charges of murder and manslaughter. Defence lawyers have indicated they will argue that 46-year-old Mr Floyd died of an overdose and poor health, and the force used was reasonable. Observers of the trial say footage shown of Mr Floyd's actions before and during the arrest may be an attempt by prosecutors to deal with the all...