Prominent civil rights attorney, Ben Crump, said he found parallels in Irvo Otieno’s treatment and that of George Floyd.
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Seven deputies in Dinwiddie County face second-degree murder following the death of a Black Virginia man. Relatives of the man and their attorneys viewed footage today of police pinning the man to the floor in a mental hospital.
Five to seven local residents will advise the new chief on Lexington’s community issues.
Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter, accused of killing Floyd by kneeling on the 46-year-old Black man’s neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds. The most serious charge facing the now fired officer carries up to 40 years in prison.
Darnella Frazier said former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin just gave onlookers a “cold” and “heartless” stare as they pleaded with him to take his knee off George Floyd’s neck.