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Prosecutors: Longer sentences wanted for Floyd officers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors possess equipped extra clarification about why they possess longer sentences need to be given if four ragged Minneapolis police officers are convicted within the demise of George Floyd.In a court docket submitting Monday in Hennepin County, prosecutors mentioned the distance of have confidence the officers held and Floyd’s vulnerability are two reasons why the boys, if convicted, need to receive longer sentences than guidelines indicate.Prosecutors beforehand requested longer-than-rapid sentences for ragged officers Derek Chauvin, his partner, Tou Thao, and the initial titillating officers, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane. The submitting from Attorney Standard Keith Ellison’s place of job gives an clarification for enhanced sentences that Hennepin County ...