Minneapolis officer accused of killing George Floyd has been arrested

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin has been arrested today after George Floyd's fatal arrest that sparked protests and outcry across the nation.

John Harrington, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, announced that Chauvin has been taken into custody in connection with the May 25 death.

Disturbing video of the death of Floyd was released showing the man begging for air as Chauvin pressed his knee into his neck, sparking outrage in the Twin Cities leading to violent riots.

The charged Chauvin will face are not known yet.

Photo: Getty Images

Source: CBS

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