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Minneapolis Officer Who Killed George Floyd Released from Jail on $1 Million Bond

HeadlineOct 08, 2020

Derek Chauvin, the white former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd, was released from custody Wednesday after posting a $1 million bond. Chauvin faces a second-degree murder charge for pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, in a video since seen around the world. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called out the National Guard Wednesday evening as hundreds marched on Minneapolis’s 5th Police Precinct to protest Chauvin’s release.

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