Former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin, the officer who has been arrested and charged for the murder of George Floyd, is on his own.
His wife, Kellie Chauvin, announced through her attorney that she’s filing for divorce.
In her statement, she also sent condolences to George Floyd’s family, saying she’s ‘devastated’ by his death.
Through her attorney wife of former Officer Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis Police Officer charged with murdering #GeorgeFloyd released a statement saying she is devastated by Floyd’s death, sends condolences to his family and is divorcing her husband @wcco pic.twitter.com/A5n7bYgdbK
— esme murphy (@esmemurphy) May 30, 2020
Derek Chauven has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension took him into custody at 11:44 a.m. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said the investigation is ongoing into the other three officers involved, all of whom have been fired.