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Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to torching a business during the riots and mayhem that followed the George Floyd murder in May.

The US Attorney’s office says 32-year-old Matthew White pleaded guilty to a federal arson charge Friday and is awaiting sentencing.

White is one of several people to be charged in the rioting that resulted in the destruction of dozens of businesses in Minneapolis and St Paul.

He admitted he broke into an Enterprise Rent-A-Car building in St. Paul on May 28th and started a fire that destroyed the building. Investigators say he was with a juvenile at the time.  White was arrested June 29th

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