Barely a month after the murder of George Perry Floyd Jr, better known George Floyd by policemen in Minneapolis, one of the officers involved in the arrest which lead to the death of the black American has reportedly been released from detention.
Naija News recalls that George had died on May 25, 2020, during an arrest by the security men for allegedly tendering fake notes.
However, reports reaching Naija News at this time confirmed that Thomas Lane, an officer-involved in George’s uncalled death has been freed after a few days they were charged for murder.
Reports earlier revealed that Lane and other three officers have been arrested and charged for aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter. Lane, however, has regained his freedom after he reportedly tendered a bail of $750,000 on Wednesday, June 10.
According to Lane’s counsel in the last week, the officer had expressed concern about the black American before he finally seized breathe but his colleague, Chauvin ignored his suggestion.
He noted that his client only grabbed George’s legs to stop him from kicking.
Meanwhile, a GoFundMe account opened for George Floyd’s memorial has received a huge donation from concerned individuals from countries of the world, amounting to the sum of $13 million in the last week, Naija News report.