Key witness in Floyd murder trial seeks to avoid testifying

Minneapolis (AFP) – A key witness in the trial of the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd sought Tuesday to avoid giving evidence as his lawyers said he could incriminate himself on separate charges. Morries Hall, who was with Floyd in his car shortly before his death, is in custody and appeared by video camera at the hearing after he was subpoenaed to testify. “There’s really a very small narrow topic that might be permissible,” judge Peter Cahill said as Hall’s lawyers argued that it was impossible for him to be cross-examined without incriminating himself. Hall is seen as a pot…

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