US Cop Arrested Over Death Of Black Man That Caused Widespread Protests

George Floyd Death: Derek Chauvin, who was seen in an explosive video pressing his knee to the neck of handcuffed Floyd for at least five minutes on Monday, was arrested earlier Friday.

George Floyd death: 4 officers involved in the death of the black man were fired

Minneapolis: The policeman accused of killing unarmed African American George Lloyd in the US city of Minneapolis has been taken into custody, a state official announced Friday.


Derek Chauvin, who was seen in an explosive video pressing his knee to the neck of handcuffed Floyd for at least five minutes on Monday, was arrested earlier Friday, said John Harrington, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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Protest over George Floyd's death after white policeman kneeled on his neck
Hundreds of people protest in Minneapolis after a video of handcuffed black man George Floyd dying while a police officer knelt on his neck for more than five minutes sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans.
"I have just received information from Andrew Evans, the superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, that the officer who has been identified as Derek Chauvin in the death of Mr Floyd has been taken into custody by the BCA," Harrington told reporters.




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