Policeman convicted of killing George Floyd stabbed in US prison

Nov 26, 2023

Washington [US], November 26: Derek Chauvin, the former US police officer convicted of the murder of George Floyd, was seriously injured in a stabbing at a federal prison in Arizona on Friday, according to numerous US media reports.
Chauvin reportedly survived the attack by another inmate at the prison and is in a stable condition, according to media reports, which cited unnamed sources familiar with the incident.
Chauvin, a former police officer in Minneapolis, used his knee to pin Floyd to the ground for more than nine minutes in May 2020. He was convicted of murder and violating Floyd's rights. The deadly arrest, and brutal video of the incident in which Floyd can be heard begging for air, unleashed widespread anger in the United States and mass protests over police brutality and discrimination toward black people. Chauvin is white, while Floyd was black.
A few days ago, the US Supreme Court rejected Chauvin's appeal against his convictions, in which he argued that he had not received a fair trial. (DPA)
Source: Qatar Tribine