The two New Jersey men seen in a viral video mockingly recreating the death of George Floyd as protesters marched by have been suspended from their jobs, according to WPVI reporter Maggie Kent.
One man is a New Jersey corrections officer and the other is a FedEx employee. They are both under investigation by their employers. The men have been identified as Joe and Jim DeMarco.
Just would like to speak about how disgusting, racist and evil people can genuinely be. Couple of Franklinville trump supporters mocking the tragedy of George Floyd. Twitter, do your thing please. This is unacceptable and disturbing pic.twitter.com/rgX37UuUEX
— Lexi Fagotti (@lexifagotti) June 8, 2020
The men were caught on video taunting protesters Monday in Franklinville in South Jersey. One of the men can be seen kneeling on the neck of a figure lying face-down on the ground.
SUSPENDED: 2 men seen in #blacklivesmatter counter protest (one of which recreated the scene in which #GeorgeFloyd was killed) have been suspended from positions at FedEx and the New Jersey Dept. of Corrections@6abc pic.twitter.com/1Z7P7mU8sh
— Maggie Kent (@MaggieKent6abc) June 9, 2020
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