The Minneapolis police officer who held his knee on George Floyd’s neck has been charged with murder. However, there’s a really big problem with that.
And, rumors are flying surrounding the “real” cause.
The Minneapolis police officer who was kneeling on George Floyd’s neck during the arrest that would lead to Floyd’s death has been arrested and charged with murder, city officials reported Friday.
Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington confirmed that Derek Chauvin, one of the four police officers fired after the incident that ended with Floyd dead, was arrested by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Friday.
Following the arrest, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.
The four officers were fired after a bystander video showed the incident Monday in which the 46-year-old Floyd was heard saying, “I can’t breathe.”
Yet, the medical examiner who performed the autopsy on Floyd has not found that his death was in any way related to strangulation or loss of oxygen.
So, many experts wonder how the charge of murder could possibly be proven.
BREAKING: Charging doc against Minneapolis police officer who kept his knee on George Floyd’s neck says autopsy revealed: “No physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation”…combination of force & health problems contributed to death. (CNN) pic.twitter.com/dkKuD0Eqqy
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) May 29, 2020
Others have speculated on a number of wild theories… and say that Chauvin will get off. One such being circulated is that Chauvin was under orders by the deep state to publicly execute a black man in order to divide the African American vote and create chaos in a no-win situation for Trump’s Justice Department as they seek to expose the Obama administrations’ crimes.