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Kellie Chauvin, the wife of Derek Chauvin, the dismissed police officer from Minneapolis accused of the death of George Floyd, has asked for a divorce for his role in this matter, reports the press.
NEW: Kellie Chauvin, the wife of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who was charged in the death of George Floyd, has announced she is “devastated” over the situation and is divorcing her husband https://t.co/HZfnDyTuHo
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) May 30, 2020
Kellie Chauvin’s lawyers said on Friday that she was trying to “end her marriage” with Chauvin.
“She is devastated by the death of Mr. Floyd,” said a statement on behalf of Kellie Chauvin and his family. “Your deepest sympathy goes to his family, loved ones and all those who cry.”
“She asked for the dissolution of her marriage,” continues the letter.
Kellie Chauvin Family
Kellie Chauvin has no children from her current marriage, according to the letter, and it is unclear how long the couple has been married.
Derek Chauvin Arrested
Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged on Friday in connection with the death of Floyd, which sparked nationwide protests that have turned violent in a number of cities. He is charged with murder and manslaughter.
He and three other officials were released on Tuesday following the death of Floyd on Monday. The other officials have not been charged with the crimes, although authorities have indicated that this may change.
Chauvin was caught on video when he glued his knee to Floyd’s neck for a few minutes during a Memorial Day arrest for alleged counterfeiting. Floyd was said to have been unable to breathe when passers-by asked Chauvin to stop.
The video led to massive protests across the country. In Minneapolis, rioters torched a police station Thursday night and looters ransacked stores. Violent clashes between protests and police were reported on Friday in Atlanta, New York City, Washington, DC.