the prosecution has video of him in the store right before and he appears normal. So, the prosecution will be able to say that the defense wants you to believe this guy (show store video) was a dead man walking, he would’ve died without the knee.
forensic pathologist: “there’s no reason to believe he would’ve died that day without police actions”
“primary mechanism of death is ASPHYXIA”
The standard for Chauvin is what the knee a “substantial fact” so she is saying not only was it “substantial” it was PRIMARY, ie he would not have died without it.
Not too difficult to imagine the prosecution closing by saying, “you heard the forensic pathologist say ‘there’s no reason to believe he would’ve died that day without police actions’ . . .look for yourself” and then show the video of him in the store
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