George Floyd was an African-American who died in the Powerhorn Community of Minneapolis in Minnesota. He was arrested and was lying down on the street with handcuffs behind him. A white officer named Derek Chauvin had his knee on the right side of George’s neck for exactly Eight minutes and forty-six seconds. According to the criminal complain against Derek. Floyd became insensitive after 2 minutes and 53 seconds.
The cause of Floyd’s arrest was for using a counterfeit of $20k bill at the market. Floyd regularly told the police that he is unable to breath, when he was on the ground with a knee to his neck. People who observed the situation recorded it and broadcasted it.
These four officers were fired immediately after the incident. Derek was charged with third-degree murder and second degree manslaughter for Floyd’s death. After his death, there was a peaceful protest and demonstration. It then turned into looting and destroying of this a day after.
A popular boxing superstar called Floyd Mayweather has promised to pay for the funeral of George Floyd. He said he will take care of all the service needed. A source tells us that, he feels like that’s the best he can do for now. After George’s family accepted his offer, he gave them $88k for the home funeral.