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The Three Former Cops Involved In George Floyd's Killing Were Found Guilty Of Violating His Civil Rights

Posted on AllSides February 24th, 2022
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Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File

Three former Minneapolis police officers who were involved in George Floyd's killing violated his civil rights during a deadly arrest, a federal jury found on Thursday.

After deliberating for more than 13 hours over the course of two days, the jury found Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane guilty of depriving Floyd of his right to medical care as Derek Chauvin pressed his knee on his neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds and killed him. Thao and Kueng were also found guilty of failing to intervene during...

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