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Additional officers charged in George Floyd's death make first court appearance, bail set at $1M

KSTP
Updated: June 04, 2020 03:23 PM
Created: June 04, 2020 12:45 PM

From left: J Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. | Hennepin County Jail From left: J Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. | Hennepin County Jail

The three additional officers who were charged in connection to the death of George Floyd made their first appearance in court Thursday afternoon.

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According to court records, 37-year-old Thomas Lane, 34-year-old Tou Thao and 26-year-old J Alexander Kueng are each facing charges of unintentional aiding and abetting second-degree murder as well as aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.

Bail for each was set at $1 million without conditions and $750,000 with conditions. 

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Floyd died on Memorial Day after being taken into custody by police. Video that circulated following the death showed former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with his knee on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in connection to Floyd's death.

3 other former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd death charged, in custody

Their next appearances are set for June 29.

Judge Paul Scoggin. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C. Judge Paul Scoggin. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C.

Tou Thao in the background. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C. Tou Thao in the background. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C.

Thomas Lane. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C. Thomas Lane. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C.

J Alexander Kueng. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C. J Alexander Kueng. | Cedric Hohnstadt Illustration, L.L.C.


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