George Floyd Murder: Accused Officer’s Wife Files For Divorce
Chauvin was arrested after he was seen on video kneeling on the neck of Floyd, a handcuffed black man, who continuously pleaded for air till he stopped breathing.
Kellie Chauvin’s full statement released by her attorney is below:
“This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving this tragedy. She has filed for dissolution of her marriage to Derek Chauvin. While Ms. Chauvin has no children from her current marriage, she respectfully requests that her children, her elder parents, and her extended family be given safety and privacy during this difficult time.”
Three other officers who were in connection to Floyd’s death, have also bee fired.