Attorney General of Minnesota, Keith Ellison has increased the charges place against ex-cop Derek Chauvin to second degree murder in George Floyd’s killing and also charging the other three officers who were involved in the incident following calldms for their arrest.
The three officers who where involved in the murder of George Floyd are Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, and J. Alexander Kueng. Amy Klobuchar a US senator publish the announcement in a tweet.
According to him: The official announcement will be made soon, protest have gone Nationawide against police violence against black citizens, after the murder of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Ex -Cop Derek Chauvin, who had his knee pressed into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, had previously been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
His colleagues, Thomas Lane and J.A. Keung, who helped restrain Floyd, and the fourth officer, Tou Thao, who stood near them, were not initially charged.
In an additional video which was captured from the other side of the Minneapolis police vehicle where the arrest occurred, Chauvin and two other white officers were filmed kneeling on Floyd while another stood beside them.
An independent autopsy ordered by George Floyd’s family revealed that he was murdered by Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin after knee on his neck ’caused asphyxia that led to lack of blood flow to the brain.’