Previewing the trial of 3 ex-MPD officers in Floyd's death

A scene outside of Cup Foods with the George Floyd mural
A man walks past a mural of George Floyd outside of Cup Foods at the intersection where Floyd was murdered on Thursday.
Tim Evans for MPR News

Jury selection began Thursday in downtown St. Paul in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers. J. Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao and Thomas Lane are accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights by not intervening when their former colleague Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd in May 2020.

Editor Brandt Williams leads the team of MPR News reporters covering this latest trial related to Floyd's murder. He previewed the trial for host Cathy Wurzer.

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