Officer Charged In George Floyd’s Death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin arrested in George Floyd case. Photo: Darnella Frazier / Facebook

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MINNEAPOLIS – One of the police officers involved in the death of a black man in Minnesota, has been charged with third degree murder.

The Minneapolis Police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck has been officially charged in his death.



Derek Chauvin was one of four officers fired after Flyod, an unarmed black man, died this week while in police custody.

Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder on Friday.

New video has also surfaced appearing to show Floyd pleading with officer, telling them he can’t breathe.



This as the Governor is apologizing for the lack of trust in law enforcement and pleads for an end to the chaos that has gripped the streets in Minneapolis this week following the death of George Floyd.

The Minnesota National Guard has been activated to quell the violence.

 

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