The trial of ex-police officers who participated in the arrest of an African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis, will begin in March next year, NBC television reported, citing Hennepin County judge Peter Cahill.

As the channel, the judge stated that "remains to be seen," whether the trial of four former police officers all take place simultaneously, but the first meeting will be held on 8 March 2021.

Four former police officers – Thomas lane, Alexander Kuang, Tu Tao, and Derek Showin, on Monday appeared before the court in the County of Hennepin, after more than a month after the tragic incident.

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis during the arrest by police of an African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder.