Attorney for ex-officer wants separate trial in George Floyd murder case

MINNEAPOLIS — An attorney representing one of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd wants his client tried separately.Earl Gray, who is representing Thomas Lane, filed an objection Tuesday to an attempt by the prosecution to join all four cases in one trial.“Thomas Lane enjoys the right to a complete defense and will not be afforded this right should his case be joined with the other three officers,” Gray wrote. “There are very likely going to be antagonistic defenses presented at the trial. It is plausible that all Officers have a different version…

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