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Duke investigating flier showing George Floyd's toxicology report

Posted March 24, 2021 5:33 a.m. EDT
Updated March 24, 2021 11:47 a.m. EDT

— Duke University is trying to figure out who posted what appears to be details from George Floyd’s toxicology report on a Black History Month bulletin board.

Duke notified the entire student body about the situation with an email and is encouraging anyone with information to come forward.

The flier, discovered on Saturday, appeared to be a toxicology report from Floyd's autopsy, officials said, and contains handwritten remarks commenting on Floyd's May 25 death.

The university said it could be a "possible" violation of policies banning discrimination and harassment.

Duke said disciplinary action will be taken if a student is found to be responsible for the flier.

On Tuesday, a jury was selected for the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. Opening statements are set for Monday.

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