The date has been announced for the funeral of George Floyd, a police officer in the US who brutally strangled while detaining him. Explaining the history of the funeral, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will be an opportunity for Leadership. ”
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced today that a funeral will be held for George Floyd on Thursday:
“The funeral will be an important event and an opportunity for leadership, to watch the process of commemorating a life taken in front of our eyes, both the city of Minneapolis and Minnesota.”
George Floyd was killed when Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee at least seven minutes. After Floyd’s murder, who said “I can’t breathe” while dying and the moment of death was recorded for seconds, streets in the USA were mixed and looting was seen in many cities.