Former MPD officer Thomas Lane released from jail on conditional bail

Thomas Lane. Photo: Hennepin County Jail. Thomas Lane.

Tommy Wiita
Updated: June 10, 2020 05:37 PM
Created: June 10, 2020 05:26 PM

Wednesday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's jail roster, a former Minneapolis police officer charged in connection to the murder of George Floyd was released on conditional bail.

Thomas Lane, who is facing charges of unintentional aiding and abetting second-degree murder as well as aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter, was released from custody at 4:48 p.m. Wednesday.

According to court records, former officers Tou Thao and J Alexander Kueng, who are each also facing charges of unintentional aiding and abetting second-degree murder as well as aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter, remained in jail.

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