The four Minneapolis officers has now been charged in George Floyd’s death.
The Star Tribune reported that the three officers are to be charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.
Their mugshots were released after Senator Amy Klobuchar disclosed that Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison is increasing charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder.
Sen. Amy also said that the three other officers at the scene Thomas Lane, J. Kueng, and Tou Thao are also going to be charged for their involvement in the incident following calls for their arrest.
Unnamed law enforcement sources, said Derek Chauvin who had his knee pressed into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, would face the more serious charge in the death of George Floyd.
The new charges will be officially announced by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.
Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Floyd’s family, called it “a bittersweet moment” and “a significant step forward on the road to justice.” Crump said Elison had told the family he would continue his investigation into Floyd’s death and upgrade the charge to first-degree murder if warranted.