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In Minneapolis, the tension is palpable as the city awaits the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd last summer.
The court proceedings have been both emotional — the video of Mr. Floyd’s death has been played over and over — and technical.
At the heart of the case: How did Mr. Floyd die?
The prosecution have called on police officials to deliver testimony and condemn Mr. Chauvin’s use of a neck restraint, but a big part of their case has been presenting the testimony of the witnesses: people who were going about their normal business and all converged on that corner of south Minneapolis on that fateful day.
Today, we look at the case that has been brought against Mr. Chauvin so far.
John Eligon contributed reporting.
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