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Police officer Derek Showin who applied choke hold during the arrest of the deceased in the Minneapolis black American George Floyd was trying to make with the Prosecutor a plea of guilt. This became known Fox News.
According to the channel, the talks were held four days after the death of Floyd and the day before the arrest Shovina. This information was confirmed by the representative of the Prosecutor’s office Hennepin County Chuck Laszewski. Without elaborating on the reasons, he said that the deal fell through.
Sources familiar with the negotiations said that the deal would include an admission of murder and violation of civil rights.
Earlier, three policemen who were present during the arrest of Floyd, was charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Charges against police Shovina, applying a rear naked choke in the apprehension of Floyd, also changed to murder in the second degree — prior to that, he is charged with manslaughter.
At the end of may it became known that Floyd and Showin a year before the incident worked in the same club. They are both responsible for enforcing the visitors order. First worked as a bouncer, and the second was moonlighting as a security guard.
In Minneapolis on may 26, continuing mass protests accompanied by riots with clashes with the police. The townspeople staged a demonstration against police brutality after the death of local resident George Floyd. Subsequently took to the streets, supporters of the movement against violence against black Lives Matter Black (“black Lives matter”), the protests escalated into riots, pogroms, looting, shooting and arson. In the city to enhance law enforcement has mobilized National guard troops and armored vehicles, was also placed under curfew.
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