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Officer gets 4+ years for role in George Floyd killing

Posted on AllSides August 7th, 2023
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Tou Thao, the former Minneapolis police officer who held back a crowd of bystanders during George Floyd’s fatal arrest in May 2020, was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison Monday for aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. Thao gave a short comment on his role in Floyd’s death in a statement prior to his sentencing in a Minnesota courthouse. “Obviously, on that day, we didn’t intend on – I didn’t intend on doing any malice or anything like that, or try to hurt anyone. That was never my...

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