Minneapolis police chief: all four officers ‘complicit’ in George Floyd´s death

U.S. 2020/6/2

Minneapolis police chief: all four officers ‘complicit’ in George Floyd´s death

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The chief of Minneapolis police spoke directly to the brother of George Floyd on Sunday night, dramatically cutting into a TV interview to say “all four officers” involved in Floyd’s death were “complicit”, though only one has been charged with murder.

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The death of Floyd, 46 at the hands of four officers last week has triggered social unrest across the US. One officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by CNN on Sunday night.

“They’re at home right now sleeping in their bed, relaxing,” he said of three of the officers fired from the department but not yet charged. “[Chauvin’s] in jail, he’s only one. The other three need to be in there. My brother – he’s in the morgue. That’s not right. I want justice now. He deserves that. He’s a gentle giant.”

CNN then cut to a correspondent in Minneapolis, the scene of devastating violence over the pas

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