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March trial schedule set for 3 ex-officers in Floyd's death

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Created: June 09, 2021 12:11 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A more detailed trial schedule for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd has been set for next March. Last month, a judge pushed the trial of Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao out to next March, in part because he wanted publicity from the trial of ex-officer Derek Chauvin to cool down. According to the scheduling order made public Wednesday, the court will be in session on March 7 to deal with any evidentiary motions or administrative issues. Jury selection begins March 8 and opening statements are March 28. The death of Floyd, who was Black, led to worldwide protests and calls for change in policing.

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