The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing appeared before a judge on Monday, June 29.
Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane, who are accused of aiding and abetting in Floyd’s death, appeared before Judge Peter Cahill on Monday afternoon in a courtroom at the Hennepin County Jail in downtown Minneapolis. They were accompanied by their defense attorneys.
As for Derek Chauvin, who is charged with 2nd-degree murder and 2nd-degree manslaughter in the case, he appeared via video monitor from the prison where he’s being held.
Prosecutors disclosed that they have gathered about 8,000 pieces of evidence and continue to gather more.
Thao’s attorney, Robert Matthew Paule, provided the following statement on Monday:
“I have not commented publically in any regard… I’ve done so out of respect for Mr. Floyd and his family, I’m going to continue to do that. The judge today issued an order telling the litigants, whom I’m one,…
Source: Linda Ikeji