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Jury set for ex-cop's trial in Floyd death; starts Monday

 

March 24, 2021



MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury has been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death, with opening statements set for Monday in a case that led to weeks of protests and a national soul-searching about racial justice.

The final juror was chosen Tuesday, wrapping up a process that took more than two weeks and was complicated by worldwide attention to Floyd's death, even before the city of Minneapolis announced a $27 million settlement to his family during the fourth day of jury selection.

Attorneys and the judge worked through more than 100 people, dismissi...



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