Prosecutors seek permission for single trial for all 4 ex-officers in George Floyd killing

MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors are seeking to try the four former officers charged in George Floyd’s killing in one trial.Assistant Attorney General Matthew Frank filed a motion Wednesday requesting to join the trials of Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. A trial date has been set for March 8. Frank argued that the charges and evidence against the four are similar, that witnesses and family members “are likely to be traumatized by multiple trials” and that the “interests of justice” necessitate one trial. “Trying these cases jointly would ensure that the jury understands … a...


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