Derek Chauvin, who knelt on Floyd’s neck, is now charged with second-degree murder. The other former officers involved are charged with aiding and abetting. “We deserve justice,” Floyd’s son said.
In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.