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Deadly California arrest carries echoes of George Floyd case


April 28, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police in Alameda, California, are under fire over the death of a Hispanic man who was pinned to the ground for more than five minutes in a video-recorded arrest that unfolded as a jury in Minneapolis was deliberating in the George Floyd case.

Autopsy findings on the cause of death have not been released, but the family of 26-year-old Mario Gonzalez blamed police, accusing them on Tuesday of using excessive force and escalating what should have been a minor encounter with the unarmed man.

"The police killed my brother in the same manner they killed George Floyd," Gera...

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