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White Ex-Michigan Cop Charged with Murdering Congolese Refugee Patrick Lyoya

HeadlineNov 01, 2022

In Michigan, the former Grand Rapids police officer who killed Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Congolese refugee, will face trial on second-degree murder charges. Video of Lyoya’s killing showed former officer Christopher Schurr, a white man, wrestled Lyoya to the ground, kicked and hit him, attempted to electrocute him with a Taser and pinned him on his stomach, before pulling his pistol and firing a single round into Lyoya’s head at close range.

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