Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck has been charged with his murder

AmNews Staff Reports | 5/29/2020, 1:57 p.m.
The Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on George Floyd’s neck before his death on Monday has been taken into custody, ...
Former officer Derek Chauvin places his knee on George Floyd's neck Darnella Frazier/Facebook

The former Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on George Floyd’s neck before his death has now been charged with the man's murder.

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday afternoon that ex-officer Derek Chauvin has been taken into custody and charged with 3rd degree murder, as well as manslaughter.

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