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Floyd’s case: charges brought against all police officers involved in the arrest

All 4 officers involved in George Floyd’s death are now in custody

Former policeman Derek Chavin faces new second-degree murder charge

The dismissed Minneapolis police officer will face more serious charges for the murder of George Floyd, while the other three dismissed police officers will face charges of aiding and abetting the death of an unarmed African American that sparked nationwide protests that have lasted for nine days..

46-year-old George Floyd died after police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his neck with his knee during arrest on May 25 and held the arrested person in this position for almost nine minutes until he lost consciousness.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison indicted 44-year-old Chauvin new second-degree murder charges, in addition to third-degree murder and unintentional death charges leveled against him last week.

The new charge could lead to a sentence of up to 40 years in prison, 15 years more than the maximum sentence for third-degree murder.

According to court records, Attorney Allison also indicted three other police officers involved in the incident: Thomas Lane, Jay Alexander Kuyeng and Tou Tao..Floyd's case: charges brought against all police officers involved in the arrest They are accused of aiding and abetting arrest and murder..

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