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Actions of three officers present at George Floyd’s killing scrutinized in federal trial opening

By: - January 25, 2022

Federal prosecutors in St. Paul said Monday that ex-Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane had a lawful duty to step in and stop their superior officer, Derek Chauvin, when he knelt on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, eventually killing him. Special Litigation Counsel Samantha Trepel of the […]