Who is Shawanda Hill and how is she connected to George Floyd?

SHAWANDA Hill was with George Floyd moments before he was killed by police outside a convenience store.

Hill was called to testify as a witness during the trial of Derek Chauvin, one of the officers charged for the death of Floyd.

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Who is Shawanda Hill and how is she connected to George Floyd?

Shawanda Hill was believed to have been a close friend of George Floyd before his death.

She, along with pal Maurice Hall, were reportedly in the car with Floyd when police confronted him over the alleged fake $20 bill.

Floyd’s girlfriend Courteney Ross alleged that they would purchase opioids from Hall and heroin from Hill.

Ross also claimed that Floyd allegedly had an opioid addiction in the past and had begun using again two weeks before his death. 

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