George Floyd, the black american who died in police custody 25. may, to be buried 9. June in Houston in the state of Texas. It informs the deceased's family's attorney at a press conference on Monday.
Thursday of this week in Minneapolis also held a memorial ceremony for the 46-year-old Floyd, who died after a police officer in the city knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest.
- In Minneapolis there will be a memorial service on Thursday. In addition, there will Saturday be held a memorial service in North Carolina, where he was born, says Ben Crump who is the attorney for the Floyd family.
And Tuesday 9. June will the funeral take place in Houston, Texas, at 11 o'clock, notify the lawyer at a news conference in Minneapolis.
The former multiple world champion in boxing Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral in Houston, where George Floyd spent his youth.
This was stated Leonard Ellerbe, president of Mayweather Promotions, to the tv channel ESPN.
He adds that Floyd's family has accepted the Mayweathers offer to take care of the costs associated with the funeral.
the Arrest of Floyd the 25. may was recorded by an eyewitness on a mobile phone and has triggered nationwide riots and protests against police brutality and killing of blacks in the UNITED states.
that cop - Derek Chauvin, along with three colleagues were dismissed.
Furthermore, Chauvin charged with what in american law is called for the killing of the third degree. It is defined as a killing that is committed with the intent to harm another person, but not necessarily to kill it.
An autopsy of Floyd shows that he died of suffocation.
over the weekend were protesting in more than 140 cities across the UNITED states. In several cases, developed demonstrations turns violent with smashed shops and arson.