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An officer in Minneapolis has been charged with killing the uncle of a teenager who recorded the murder of George Floyd

An eyewitness to George Floyd’s murder, Darnella Frazier, has been charged with murder after the officer who hit and killed her uncle was charged with the crime.

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An eyewitness to George Floyd’s murder, Darnella Frazier, has been charged with murder after the officer who hit and killed her uncle was charged with the crime.

For the death of Leneal Frazier, who was fatally struck by Cummings’ police car on July 6, prosecutors in Hennepin County indicted Officer Brian Cummings for manslaughter and vehicular homicide on Friday (Oct. 22). It is believed that the Minneapolis Police Department was trying to catch a person who had been involved in a series of robberies and driving a stolen vehicle during the collision.

A Jeep driven by Frazier entered a crossing during a green light and the vehicle driven by the robbery suspect narrowly missed him. On the other hand, he was hit on his driver’s side by Cumming’s vehicle.
As reported by Forbes, an accident reconstruction report determined that Cummings failed to operate his vehicle with adequate consideration for the safety of other drivers.

“Police officers are sworn to protect and serve citizens, acting in accordance with their oaths of office,” Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman stated in a statement. Leneal Frazier died as a direct result of Officer Cummings’ negligence and departure from the law.

Her uncle Floyd was murdered in July, and Darnella, who received an honorary Pulitzer Prize “for courageously recording” his death, took to Facebook to mourn his death. The police have killed another black man!” the young woman wrote. It has been a big loss for my entire family because of police misconduct in Minneapolis.”

A GoFundMe link was also shared so people could donate money for Frazier’s funeral expenses.

“Leeal was a person with a big heart, one of the biggest hearts anyone could ever imagine. According to the crowdfunding site, “He will help anyone, anytime, regardless of circumstances.” “He is the father of 6 children and the grandfather of one granddaughter. Being the oldest of 5 siblings, he naturally protected his siblings. He loved spending time with his family and friends, cooking and bbqing, and just spending time with them as much as possible. He was the sweetest person you will ever meet.”

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