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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.

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

Lane, Thao and Kueng each had their bail set at $1 million without conditions or $750,000 with conditions.

Derek Chauvin is facing second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in the death of Floyd on Memorial Day. He also remained in custody as of Wednesday.

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Lane's next court appearance will be on June 29.

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