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Crime Timeline: The impact of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis and beyond

02:55  02 june  2020
02:55  02 june  2020 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd

  Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd President Trump on Wednesday described the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody as a "very sad event" and said he expects a "full report" when he returns to Washington. "We're going to look at it, and we're going to get a report tomorrow when we get back," Trump told reporters while touring the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., when asked whether the police officers involved in the death should be prosecuted. "We're"We're going to look at it, and we're going to get a report tomorrow when we get back," Trump told reporters while touring the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., when asked whether the police officers involved in the death should be prosecuted.

Demonstrators marched in Berlin on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis .Credit Sean Gallup/Getty Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that while the video of Mr. Floyd ’ s death was upsetting and shocking, Australians should be careful not to

Since George Floyd ’ s death , peaceful protests have mixed with looting and rioting at night. The death of George Floyd at the hands of the police set off days of protests in Minneapolis . Demonstrators challenged a curfew on Saturday and took to the streets for the fifth day in a row.

"Say his name" and "I can't breathe." Words that have become a national chorus in the days following the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in police custody in Minneapolis on Memorial Day.

a man wearing a hat: This undated handout photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. © Christopher Harris via AP This undated handout photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. a man wearing a hat: This undated handout photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. © Christopher Harris via AP This undated handout photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd.

In demonstrations that have drawn thousands in cities across the country and abroad, protesters have called for police reform while mourning the death of yet another unarmed black person in the U.S.

Impressive images of a police station burnt down in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd

 Impressive images of a police station burnt down in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd © GQ France Protesters set fire to a police station in Minneapolis, during the third night of clashes against the police after the death of a Black man, George Floyd. Arrested when he was suspected of having wanted to forge a counterfeit 20-dollar bill, he was tackled to the ground by an officer who kept his knee on his neck for long minutes. In a video widely distributed on social networks, we could hear him say "I can't breathe anymore". The man died by suffocation.

The Times has reconstructed the death of George Floyd on May 25. Security footage, witness videos and official documents show how a series of actions by Our video shows officers taking a series of actions that violated the policies of the Minneapolis Police Department and turned fatal, leaving Mr

One week ago today, George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis by a police officer named Derek Chauvin in front of numerous bystanders. It’ s important not only to keep in mind the humanity of George Floyd but also to prepare for the fact that there is every likelihood that justice is not going to

MORE: Photos: How protests erupted across the country after the death of George Floyd

With an investigation into Floyd's death currently underway and protesters continuing to call for justice, here's a timeline of major events that have unfolded so far:

a group of people walking down a street: Jessica Knutson, and her daughter Abigail, 3, place flowers at a memorial to George Floyd, May 31, 2020, in Minneapolis. © John Minchillo/AP Jessica Knutson, and her daughter Abigail, 3, place flowers at a memorial to George Floyd, May 31, 2020, in Minneapolis.

May 25: George Floyd dies in police custody

George Floyd, 46, is arrested shortly after 8 p.m. after allegedly using a fake $20 bill at a local Cup Foods. He dies while in police custody. A disturbing cellphone video later posted to Facebook shows an officer pinning Floyd to the ground with his knee on Floyd's neck while a handcuffed Floyd repeats "I can't breathe." The video goes viral.

George Floyd, the "gentle giant" dead at the hands of the American police

 George Floyd, the © kerem yucel In Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 He had left Texas to start a new life in Minneapolis, in the north of the United States. But George Floyd, the black American described as a generous man, who lost his job during the pandemic crisis, died face down, his neck under the knee of a white police officer. "Everyone loved my brother," said Philonese Floyd Tuesday, the day after the death that sparked protests in several cities and rekindled calls to end "systemic" racism in America.

Protests have erupted across the country daily since the death of George Floyd , a black man who died after being pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police

Floyd ' s family cited that autopsy Monday in calling for a first-degree murder charge to be lodged against ex-cop Derek Chauvin, the officer already Protesters rally around a bonfire in the midst of protests against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd near the White House in

a person standing in a parking lot: Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in an image from the video during arrest of George Floyd, May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis. © Darnella Frazier via AFP/Getty Images Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in an image from the video during arrest of George Floyd, May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis.

May 26: Responding officers fired as protests begin

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump announces he is representing Floyd's family and "will seek justice." The four officers involved in Floyd's death are fired. Demonstrators gather at the Third Precinct and the site of the incident in what becomes the first night of protests in Minneapolis.

MORE: Protesters clash with Minneapolis police following death of black man seen pinned down in video

May 27: Protests spread to other cities

Demonstrators in other cities, including Los Angeles and Memphis, start to march in outrage over the death of Floyd. In Minneapolis, peaceful protests turn violent as fires and looting break out and cops attempt to disperse crowds with rubber bullets and tear gas.

Mayweather pays for Floyd burial

 Mayweather pays for Floyd burial © Imago Floyd Mayweather was boxing world champion in different weight classes boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral of George Floyd. A representative of his management announced this. "He'll probably resent me for saying that. But he'll definitely pay the cost of the funeral," said Leonard Ellerbe, general manager of Mayweather Promotions, at ESPN.

George Floyd Protests. liveLatest Updates. Timeline . New York. Virus. Demonstrations broke out across the country in response to the death of George Floyd . Saturday’ s upheaval was the fifth day of outrage since George Floyd died while in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday.

The death of Floyd , 46 at the hands of four officers last week has triggered social unrest across the US. One officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on Floyd ’ s neck for CNN then cut to a correspondent in Minneapolis , the scene of devastating violence over the past few days, who was speaking to Medaria

May 28: Governor activates National Guard

In the wake of the previous night's protests, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signs an executive order activating the Minnesota National Guard. In the coming days, other governors will follow suit as tensions escalate.

May 29: Officer arrested and charged in Floyd's death

a man looking at the camera: In this handout provided by Ramsey County Sheriffs Office, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin poses for a mugshot after being charged in the death of George Floyd. © Ramsey County Sheriffs Office via Getty Images In this handout provided by Ramsey County Sheriffs Office, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin poses for a mugshot after being charged in the death of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin, the officer seen in the video kneeling on Floyd's neck, is arrested and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's death. The charges carry a maximum of 35 years in prison combined. Floyd's family calls for first-degree murder charges, and that the remaining three officers be arrested and charged.

Walz issues a curfew for the entire Twin Cities region; at least a dozen cities will issue curfews as mostly peaceful protests feature bouts of violence and looting in the coming days. President Donald Trump sparks controversy when, in response to the violent unrest, he tweets that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." Twitter flags the tweet, saying it violates its rules about "glorifying violence."

Greek demonstrators hurl firebombs towards U.S. embassy in Athens

  Greek demonstrators hurl firebombs towards U.S. embassy in Athens Greek demonstrators hurl firebombs towards U.S. embassy in Athens

The death of George Floyd , a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis and across the United States. The National Guard has been activated in Washington, D.C., and 17 states: Colorado

A timeline of the events that led to a one man' s death , protests, arrests and riots across the country. Watch: NBC News reporters get caught in Minneapolis crowd-control effort. Protesters take to the streets across the country after death of George Floyd .

MORE: Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd's neck for nearly 9 minutes, complaint says

May 31: Prosecution changes hands

Walz announces that the state's attorney general, Keith Ellison, will take over prosecutions in Floyd's death from the county prosecutor.

Thousands protest peacefully across the country, though some demonstrations continue to be marred by acts of vandalism and clashes with police, including near the White House.

a group of people on a stage in front of a crowd: People gather outside the White House during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody, in Washington, May 31, 2020. © Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA via Shutterstock People gather outside the White House during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody, in Washington, May 31, 2020.

June 1: Autopsy results revealed

Floyd's legal team says an independent autopsy determined that his death was a homicide caused by asphyxia "due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain." The result is contradictory to the official autopsy from Hennepin County, which declared the death a homicide caused by a cardiopulmonary arrest.

Ellison tells SiriusXM's "The Joe Madison Show" that he is "very seriously looking" at prosecuting the other officers in the case, but that the process could take months.

Joe Biden has met relatives of George Floyd .
USA-ELECTION-BIDEN: Joe Biden has met relatives of George Floyd © Reuters / JOSHUA ROBERTS JOE BIDEN MEETED NEAR GEORGE FLOYD NEW YORK (Reuters) - Le Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke for over an hour on Monday with family members of George Floyd, and his words of compassion "mean a lot" to them, lawyer said. Relatives of this 46-year-old American black man who died during his arrest by the Minneapolis police.

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