Shared sorrow outside the court seems distant as Derek Chauvin’s defence seeks to tell different story

As court broke for lunch on the 12th day of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the grounds of Hennepin county government center filled with grieving families.

In a poignant news conference, distraught relatives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd took turns talking about the parallels between the two cases of fatal police violence and the grief they were experiencing in the aftermath. Snow fell and wind whipped the microphones.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:00am