Derek Chauvin and Three Other Ex-Officers Face New Charges in George Floyd’s Killing

Posted on AllSides June 4th, 2020
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police, justice, George Floyd death, police brutality, racism

Minnesota’s attorney general added an upgraded charge of second-degree murder against one former police officer and charged three others in the death of George Floyd, in a fast-moving investigation of the killing that has sparked nationwide protests.

As protesters gathered in cities across the country Wednesday night, at times flouting curfews, some cheered the charges but said the development wouldn’t dissuade them from continuing to rally.

“It’s great that that happened, we can all rejoice,” said Westenley Alcenat, 32 years old, at a protest in Brooklyn, N.Y. “But I don’t...

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