Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd. Bystanders captured Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck during a volatile arrest. Two other officers, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng, held Floyd’s abdomen and legs down while Officer Tou Thao maintained the scene. Prosecutors say Chauvin’s knee was on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd died at the scene.
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