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Witness Who Was in George Floyd’s Car, Maurice Lester Hall, Says His Friend Did Not Resist Arrest

NYTimes.com Thursday, 4 June 2020
Maurice Lester Hall, who fled Minneapolis after witnessing George Floyd’s death, was arrested Monday in Houston and interviewed by a Minnesota investigator.
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A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged with aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered days of nationwide protest. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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