George Floyd survived the coronavirus before the police killed him, autopsy suggests

U.S. 2020/6/5

George Floyd survived the coronavirus before the police killed him, autopsy suggests

George Floyd.

Courtesy of Philonise Floyd

  • An autopsy on George Floyd conducted by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner´s Office says Floyd tested positive for the novel coronavirus postmortem after first testing positive on April 3. It did not cite COVID-19 as a factor in his death.

  • According to KSTP, the medical examiner´s office and Floyd´s family agreed to release his full autopsy on Wednesday.

  • The autopsy concluded that Floyd died as a result of "cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint, and neck compression."

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George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was killed following an arrest in which a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in early April, an autopsy conducted

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