The household of George Floyd, the Black man who died whereas being arrested by a white police officer in Minneapolis, has reached a $27 million settlement with the Minnesota metropolis, legal professionals for the household introduced Friday.
The settlement is the “largest pre-trial settlement in a civil rights wrongful demise case in US historical past,” the household legal professionals stated in a press release.
Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is at the moment on trial going through homicide and manslaughter costs in reference to Floyd’s May 25 demise. Three different officers additionally face costs.
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