George Floyd

George Floyd

African American man who was a victim of police violence in the United States, killed by Derek Chauvin
George Perry Floyd Jr. was an African-American man who was murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest after a store clerk suspected Floyd may have used a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill, on May 25, 2020.Wikipedia
BornOctober 14, 1973
HometownFayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America

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2 guilty of violating Floyd's rights to begin federal term

  • Two of the four former Minneapolis police officers who were convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights during the May 2020 restraint that killed him are scheduled to begin serving their federal sentences Tuesday. J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to report to the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday morning. The Bureau of Prisons typically would assign them to a federal facility, but authorities have not publicly said where they will go.


George Floyd: Three former police officers found guilty of depriving him civil rights as he was killed

Three former Minneapolis police officers have been found guilty of depriving George Floyd of his civil rights by failing to give aid when he was pinned beneath a colleague's knee.
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