Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Philando Castile Case: Who Are the Key Figures in Trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez?

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota police officer goes on trial this week in the killing of a black motorist that drew additional attention when video of the shooting's aftermath was streamed live on Facebook.

Key figures in the manslaughter trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez in last July's death of Philando Castile:

The Driver

Castile, 32, was a longtime elementary school cafeteria worker who family members described as loving and laid-back. Quick with a high-five for students and always eager to sneak kids extra graham crackers and other treats, Castile was known simply as "Mr. Phil." 

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Source: NBC News 

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