Former officer charged in Floyd’s death posts $750K bond
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Tou Thao posted $750,000 bond on Saturday.
He’s the third former officer accused in Floyd’s death to be released on bond; former officers J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were also released on bond.
All four officers on the scene of Floyd’s death have been fired and face criminal charges.
Derek Chauvin, the officer who pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck, remains in police custody. He’s charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
Thao is scheduled to appear in court on September 11 on charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.
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