On Tuesday (September 14), 4 former Minneapolis cops made their first look in federal court docket and pleaded not responsible to abuse of energy expenses within the dying of George Floyd.
Based on the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the fees allege Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao used the “colour of the legislation” to deprive Floyd of his constitutional rights to be “free from the usage of unreasonable pressure” whereas Chauvin had Floyd pinned below his knee for over 9 minutes. The three different former officers didn’t intervene to cease him.
The federal civil case is separate from the state’s case in opposition to the identical officers.
The Star-Tribune reviews that the federal expenses state that the offense “resulted in bodily harm to, and the dying of George Floyd.”
The 4 former officers appeared just about for the listening to in U.S. Justice of the Peace Choose Tony Leung’s courtroom.
Derek Chauvin, who for greater than 9 minutes held his knee to George Floyd’s neck, was convicted on all counts of homicide and manslaughter. He was sentenced to 22 ½ years in jail.
Lane, Kueng, and Thao’s state trial is ready to start in March 2022.