Ex-Police Officer in George Floyd Case Released on Bail

Jacquie Cadorette
June 10, 2020 - 6:21 pm
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    Thomas Lane, one of the four police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, has been released from jail after making bail. 

    The bail amounted in total to $750,000. According to records from Hennepin County Jail, Lane will be released on bond Wednesday.

    Earl Gray, Lane's attorney, said, "It's pretty good news," when conacted about how he raised the necessary funds, TMZ reports.

    This week, it was reported that Lane's family was seeking donations through an online platform on Lane's behalf.

    The website did not indicate what the money would be going towards, however, the website links to a pay pal account titled "defense fund." 

    Lane, along with two other officers, are charged with aiding and abetting murder when they were videotaped at the scene where former Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd's neck for nearly 9 minutes.

    Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder. 

     

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