Hennepin and Ramsey County Deputies working on the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force murdered Winston Boogie Smith in broad daylight on 6/3/2021 in Minneapolis, MN, only 10 minutes away from where MPD murdered George Floyd.
The murder happened hours after the city attempted to take down George Floyd Square, a memorial site created and maintained by the community.
The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force had previously executed activist Michael Reinoehl without warning or trying to arrest him first, which Trump bragged about.
Before Winston Smith was murdered, he had posted on social media of his whereabouts, and police were staked out at the location as heard on police scanners. After the murder, the media spread lies that Winston was a murder suspect and later retracted it.
After the murder, the BCA which is investigating said the officers who killed Winston Smith weren’t ALLOWED to wear bodycams. However, the MN U.S Attorney’s Office has confirmed that this is a lie and this policy was rescinded last year. The BCA later amended to saying they weren’t REQUIRED to wear them.
Winston Smith was 32 years old when he was murdered by Minneapolis police. He was a beloved comedian, musician and a revolutionary. He left behind three young children.