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Federal Trial Set For August For 3 Ex-MPD Officers In Floyd's Death

Posted On: Jun 12, 2021   |   Posted By: CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged with violating George Floyd' s civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in July, with a trial date set for August.
Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao will be arraigned on civil rights violations on July 14 in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, according to a scheduling order issued Friday. Their trial date has been set for Aug. 2 at the federal courthouse in St. Paul.
Last week, a federal grand jury indicted the former officers, along with their colleague Derek Chauvin, for allegedly willfully violating Floyd's rights. Chauvin has already been convicted of state murder and manslaughter charges and is awaiting sentencin g. It wasn't immediately clear why he is not a part of Friday's scheduling order, but he has not yet made an initial appearance on the federal charges.
Messages left with Chauvin's attorney and with a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office weren't immediately returned.
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