Fired Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin is escorted to a hearing for the four officers charged in George Floyd’s death. Photo: dpa
Fired Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin is escorted to a hearing for the four officers charged in George Floyd’s death. Photo: dpa

George Floyd’s death: ex-police officers blame one another, seeking separate trials

  • Prosecutors want all four men to be tried together, but their lawyers say they are likely to offer ‘antagonistic’ defences
  • Death of Floyd, a black man, in police custody sparked protests against racism and police brutality across the US

Fired Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin is escorted to a hearing for the four officers charged in George Floyd’s death. Photo: dpa
Fired Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin is escorted to a hearing for the four officers charged in George Floyd’s death. Photo: dpa
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