Chauvin Plea Deal Reportedly Rejected by Former AG Barr Over Concerns It Would Appear Lenient

George Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after a confrontation with Minnesota police saw the since-fired officer Derek Chauvin place his knee on Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes, despite indications he could not breathe. As cellphone footage of Floyd’s death surfaced online, nationwide protests were held and renewed calls to mitigate police brutality.

Chauvin Plea Deal Reportedly Rejected by Former AG Barr Over Concerns It Would Appear Lenient
George Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after a confrontation with Minnesota police saw the since-fired officer Derek Chauvin place his knee on Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes, despite indications he could not breathe. As cellphone footage of Floyd’s death surfaced online, nationwide protests were held and renewed calls to mitigate police brutality.