Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter in George Floyd death | ABC News

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin, one of four former officers fired for involvement in George Floyd’s death, has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announces.

Freeman says “the investigation is ongoing” with regards to three other former officers. “We felt it appropriate to focus on the most dangerous perpetrator.” abcn.ws/2XbRiDA #georgefloyd #hennepincounty #police #minneapolis #minneapolispolice

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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.

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