BREAKING: 3 more cops to be charged in Floyd case, Chauvin’s charge upgraded to 2nd degree murder

first_imgMinnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison, will be increasing Derek Chauvin charges to 2nd degree in George Floyd’s murder and also charging the other 3 officers involved. George Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day, and a bystander recorded the former video police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes. Another video shows Officers Keung and Lane also put their body weight on Floyd during the arrest. Officer Thao stood by with his back turned during the arrest.Chauvin was previously charged with third-degree murder.Floyd’s death has sparked anti-police brutality protests in dozens of major cities. There have been thousands of protestors marching peacefully, unfortunately, some have turned into riots.Ben Crump, an attorney for the Floyd family, released a statement on Twitter following Klobuchar’s announcement.last_img

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