BREAKING: Former Police Officer, Derek Chauvin, Arrested For Death Of George Floyd
Video taken at the scene showed Chauvin holding his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes, with Floyd saying "help" and "I can't breathe" while he was held.by SaharaReporters, New York
The officer, who held his knee to the neck of George Floyd, has been arrested in connection with his death, Bringmethenews reports.
The arrest of Derek Chauvin was announced by Minnesota DPS Commissioner, John Harrington.
Chauvin, a 19-year veteran of Minneapolis PD, was fired on Tuesday following Floyd's death on Monday.
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Video taken at the scene showed Chauvin holding his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes, with Floyd saying "help" and "I can't breathe" while he was held. See Also ACTIVISM George Floyd: President Trump Threatens To Send Military Against Protesters As Minneapolis Police Precinct Set Ablaze 0 Comments 14 Hours Ago
Three other officers at the scene have also been fired.
At this stage, there is no word on arrests of these men.
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