The former Minneapolis police officer who pinned George Floyd’s legs to the pavement while fellow officer Derek Chauvin choked him to death was sentenced to three years in prison by a Minnesota court on Wednesday. Thomas Lane had pleaded guilty in May to a second-degree manslaughter charge in connection with Floyd’s murder in May of 2020. Lane is already serving a 30-month federal prison term for violating Floyd’s civil rights.
Ex-Minneapolis Cop Thomas Lane Gets Three Years in Prison for Manslaughter of George Floyd
HeadlineSep 22, 2022