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New police physique digital camera video was launched Thursday, exhibiting the angle of former Minneapolis Police Officer Tou Thao as he tried to regulate the group whereas his fellow officers restrained George Floyd in the course of the lethal arrest.
Within the video, Thao is seen speaking to bystanders who’re rising extra agitated by the minute as Floyd cries out whereas being restrained by then officers Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane.
The physique digital camera video from two of the now-fired Minneapolis cops concerned within the demise of George Floyd was launched to the general public Monday. On Friday, Hennepin County District Courtroom Choose Peter Cahill ordered copies of the footage from officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng to be launched.
The choice was made after a problem from a media coalition, together with FOX 9.
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Lane, Kueng and Tou Thao are all charged with aiding and abetting second-degree homicide and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. Derek Chauvin, the officer seen kneeling on Floyd’s neck in a bystander video, is charged with second-degree homicide, third-degree homicide and second-degree manslaughter.