• Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin to Stand Trial Alone in George Floyd Case

    14 days ago - By Essence

    By Ashlee Banks · January 13, 2021January 13, 2021 Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was filmed with his knee on George Floyd's neck and later charged with Floyd's murder, will be tried separately from the other three officers charged in the case. Minnesota Judge Peter Cahill ruled on Monday, January 11 that physical limitations make it “impossible to comply with Covid 19 physical restrictions” if all four defendants were tried at the same time, The Associated Press reports. Chauvin, who suffocated Floyd on May 25 by pressing his knee into the 46-year-old's neck for...
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