The mural of George Floyd at thirty eighth Road and S. Chicago Ave. in south Minneapolis was lately defaced with crimson paint.
In keeping with the StarTribune, surveillance video reveals a person in shorts, a black vest, and a ski masks strolling as much as the mural and spraying it throughout the early morning hours of Sunday (October 4).
That is the second time that the mural has been broken. A former medical scholar on the College of Minnesota admitted he was the individual seen in surveillance footage in August and was drunk whereas defacing the Floyd mural with black spray paint.
The mural has not been repaired following both incident.
The town has made plans for a everlasting memorial to Floyd on the intersection the place he was killed.
In June, Chauvin was charged with first-degree homicide, whereas the three different officers concerned in Floyd’s demise — J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Kiernan, and Tou Thao — had been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree homicide and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. All 4 officers had been relieved from their positions on the Minneapolis Police Division.
The trial for all 4 males is presently scheduled for March 2021. It is not but decided if all 4 will probably be tried collectively, or individually.