An investigation into the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in the US may resurface soon.
According to a report by The New York Times, there are signs of reinvigoration of the case, with the empanelling of a new grand jury and the calling of new witnesses.
So far, the newspaper has cited two people with direct knowledge of the investigation, while there is an emphasis on the investigation by the Department of Justice under the administration of President Joe Biden.
Sources have also disclosed that the federal probe into Floyd’s death has languished under the leadership of former President Donald Trump.
Going memory lane, Floyd died after police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes during a stop in Minneapolis, Minnesota in May 2020.
Meanwhile, the national racial justice protests across the country was triggered after a video footage of the incident, in which Floyd can be heard pleading “I can’t breath”, went viral.
Proceedings are set to begin on March 8.