George Floyd’s funeral will take place on June 9

11 months ago

The funeral of African-American George Floyd, who died in police custody, will be held in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, June 9.

Earlier it became known that the former world boxing champion in five weight categories Floyd Mayweather will reimburse the cost of Floyd’s funeral.

Floyd, 46, died on Monday, May 25. The video appeared on social networks showing the detention of a man. He was handcuffed on the ground, and one of the police officers holding him pressed his knee to his neck.

Floyd repeated several times that he could not breathe. Later it became known that the detainee had died.

The incident caused a wave of protests.

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