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May 2020 police killing of an unarmed man

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Killing of George Floyd: May 2020 police killing of an unarmed man
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, while being arrested for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. During the arrest Derek Chauvin, a white police officer with the Minneapolis Police Department, knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes after he was already handcuffed and lying face down. Two police officers, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane, assisted Chauvin in restraining Floyd, while another officer, Tou Thao, prevented bystanders from interfering with the arrest and intervening as events unfolded.

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Crump decries claim that Floyd died of drug overdose [Video]

Crump decries claim that Floyd died of drug overdose

Benjamin Crump, the lawyer representing George Floyd's family, pushed back against the assertion made by police officers' defense attorneys in court filings that Floyd, who had fentanyl in his system,..

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