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George Floyd’s death should have been classified as “undetermined”, an expert has told the murder trial of former US police officer Derek Chauvin.

Forensic pathologist David Fowler told the court in Minnesota that the cause of Mr Floyd’s death was not clear.

Mr Fowler said in his view, drug use, heart disease and other factors contributed to Mr Floyd’s death.

Mr Fowler was a key witness for the defence of Mr Chauvin, who has denied charges of murder and manslaughter.

His defence team is trying to contradict earlier expert testimony that Mr Floyd died from lack