U.S MARSHALS FUGITIVE TASK FORCE KILLED
WINSTON SMITH

picture of a Black man, Winston Smith, with locs wearing a red backwards hat.

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.

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Picture of city officials putting barricades and taking down a city square.

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.

screenshot of an Instagram post from the account 'wincemeboi_' with the location tag at Stella’s Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar. And a screenshot of a tweet from @diannaeanderson that says: 'Winston Smith was NOT, as initial headlines stated, a murder suspect. He was wanted on a weapons violation warrant - a much lesser charge for a felon. It appears - though I have not independently confirmed it - that he was snapchatting from dinner at Stella's, a nearby bar.'

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 However, the MN U.S Attorney’s Office has confirmed that this is a lie and this policy was rescinded last year.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.

a screenshot of a document that says: 'In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a Body-Worn Camera (BWC) policy to permit TFOs to utilize body-worn cameras on federal task forces. In February 2021, the U.S. Marshals Service began to phase-in this policy, which continues to be implemented in the District of Minnesota.'

Source: @andrewmannix

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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.

Find more of Winston's videos on his Instagram


Winston was a comedian who was killed after speaking out against police violence.




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