US Impressive images of a police station burnt down in Minneapolis after the 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.
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.
This police blunder aroused strong emotion. The four police officers present during the arrest were dismissed but not charged yet, fueling anger and frustrations. The hitherto peaceful protests took a different turn on Thursday. Clashes broke out, with the looting of around thirty stores and fires, including that of a police station in the northern districts of the city. The police had deserted the place, according to the police. "Shortly after 10 p.m., in the interest of the safety of our personnel, the police of Minneapolis evacuated the police station 3, the latter said in a press release.
Autopsy report shows Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19 .
A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office came with the family's permission and after the coroner's office released summary findings Monday that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers, and classified his May 25 death as a homicide.