The four policemen who wrongfully arrested and murdered George, a black man have been “fired”.
The FBI is now probing the matter which sparked outrage across the US after a video showing the incident went viral.
Mayor Jacob Frey condemned the incident and said that the technique used by the officers to pin George Floyd’s head to the ground was against the department regulations.The incident took place on Monday evening when the officers responded to a call about an alleged forgery and found the suspect sitting inside a car.
George Floyd, the deceased was spotted by two officers, who claimed that the suspect “physically resisted” them when they asked him to get out. .
According to police, officers handcuffed him, who “appeared to be suffering medical distress.” Police added that the man died at a hospital after few hours.