Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, who was fired for killing Blackman , George Floyd wife Kellie Chauvin has fill for divorce after he was arrested and charged with murder.
According to Kellie Chauvin Attorney said, she is seeking the “dissolution of her marriage” to Chauvin.
The Sekula Law Office said in a statement Friday night.Kellie 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.”
The death of the 46-year-old Floyd has sparked days of sometimes violent demonstrations in Minneapolis and other US cities over police brutality against African-Americans.
George Floyd was unresponsive for nearly three minutes before the officer removed his knee from his neck, according to a complaint filed by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in the arrest of Derek Chuavin.