The defence also attempted to claim that Chauvin’s actions had nothing to do with Floyd’s death, and that he died from a cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged and diseased heart, and exacerbated by drug use.
I will never understand this at all. Listening to NPR talk about the case this morning and similarly summarizing... I just tried to understand the sentence that could possibly go from A to B to death. I mean, yes - people die from heart disease and complications from drug use ALL THE TIME... but that's like saying I could shoot a cancer patient and be like "not my fault - he had cancer and he used to smoke meth". I was shocked that they even tried that defense.