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George Floyd’s brother sheds tears on the stand

In this image from video, Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, becomes emotional as he testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over court Monday, April 12, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

By AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBER Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd’s brother shed tears on the witness stand Monday as he was shown a picture of his late mother and a young George. “I miss both of them,” 39-year-old Philonise Floyd said at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin. Prosecutors put him on the stand to humanize George Floyd in front of the jury and make him more than a crime statistic.

 

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