Officer involved in death of George Floyd has been arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder
Minneapolis officer, Derek Chauvin, who knelt on African American, George Floyd’s neck till he died, has been arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder, new reports say.
The other 3 officers who stood by and watched are still under investigation, but no charges have yet been filed.
Derek Chauvin, who was fired on Tuesday along with the three other officers involved in the detainment of Floyd, was taken into custody, Friday and faces charges of 3rd-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced.
3rd degree murder is a crime committed without premeditation or intention to kill and involves killing another person through inherent dangerous actions and with no regard to human life.