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NYC Police Union Head: Floyd's killing was murder

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 9 June 2020
The head of the New York City police union is calling the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis a "murder." Patrick Lynch also said there has been a rush to judgment on an NYPD cop who is being charged with assault for pushing a protester. (June 9)
 
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