Trial Date Set for Officers Charged In George Floyd Murder

(Monday, June 29, 2020) – The four ex- Minneapolis police officers accused in the killing of George Floyd were back in a Minneapolis courtroom today where a judge has set a trial date.  The trial date will be March 8th.  Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Kiernan Lane face a variety of charges.  Chauvin faces the most serious as he is the officer seen on video kneeling on Floyd’s neck as he gasped for air and repeatedly said “I can’t breathe.”