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Media: Floyd and accused of killing ex-police officer worked in the same club

Died in Minneapolis African American George Floyd and the defendant in his case an ex-COP Derek Caven a year before the incident worked in the same nightclub, the newspaper New York Times.

According to her, the 46-year-old Floyd and 44-year-old Caven worked in one of the Latin night club in Minneapolis and both were responsible for the maintenance of order. It is reported that a former police officer worked there as a guard, and killed Floyd worked as a bouncer.

Former police officer Derek Caven passing on the case of Floyd, is in custody, he was charged with manslaughter.

The death of Floyd caused the riots in Minneapolis and other cities, after the video of his arrest. The record shows, as the police tackled Floyd and handcuffed him, and one of the officers leaned a knee on his neck. On another video you can see that at the prisoner fell two more policemen. The detainee first few times he says he can't breathe and then losing consciousness. Floyd was hospitalized, he died in intensive care.

When this information became widespread, the leadership of the city police announced the dismissal of four officers who participated in the arrest. Subsequently, one of them was charged with negligent homicide and manslaughter. The city held a protest, accompanied by vandalism and fires. The investigation into the death of Floyd has joined the FBI, which declared the case a priority.