5 innocent black people killed by the police and denied justice after their brutal murders

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Aug 20, 2019 at 12:11pm

August 20, 2019 at 12:11 pm | Opinions & Features

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

August 20, 2019 at 12:11 pm | Opinions & Features

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Philando Castile: officer ACQUITTED

32-year-old Philando Castile was killed in June 2017 by a police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, at St Anthony, Minnesota. Castile was pulled over while driving with his girlfriend. He was shot 7 times by the police after he was thought to be pulling out a firearm.  

In the released dashcam video of the incident, Yanez can be heard being questioned by St. Anthony Police Officer Tressa Sunde within minutes of the shooting. The trial of Yanz began May 30, 2017, under judge William H. Leary. He was acquitted of all charges despite he being charged with manslaughter and reckless discharge of a fireman.

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