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Derek Chauvin trial: Cashier who served George Floyd says he appeared 'high' shortly before arrest

Telegraph, 01 Apr 2021
The cashier who served George Floyd shortly before his death said the 46-year-old was friendly but appeared to be "high" as he described the "disbelief and guilt" he felt over his fatal arrest.

Christopher Martin, 19, described how his encounter with Mr Floyd in Minneapolis last May led to the unarmed black man being pinned to the ground by Derek Chauvin, the white former police officer charged with his murder.

Mr Martin was testifying on the third day of Mr Chauvin's trial for second-degree murder and manslaughter and third-degree murder.

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