Attorneys for George Floyd’s family today filed a federal civil lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in his death. Floyd died May 25th after officer Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck as Floyd said he couldn’t breathe.
“It was not just the knee of officer Derek Chauvin on George Floyd’s neck for 8:46, but it was the knee of the entire MPD on the neck of George Floyd that killed him.”
Floyd family attorney Ben Crump. The suit does not specify a dollar amount.