Morries Hall: Friend in car with George Floyd will refuse to testify

He announced the decision in a filing last night

Josh Marcus
San Francisco
Thursday 01 April 2021 15:44
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<p>In this image from police body cam video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin approaches George Floyd with his gun drawn</p>

In this image from police body cam video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin approaches George Floyd with his gun drawn

Morries Hall, a friend of George Floyd’s who was in the car with him at the moment of his arrest, told a Minneapolis court on Wednesday he will refuse to testify if he’s called to the witness stand in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin.

In a court filing on Wednesday night, Mr Hall announced his decision, citing the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

Drugs were found in the car in which police first encountered the men, after being called to investigate Mr Floyd’s use of a counterfeit $20

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