Derek Chauvin, 44 years old ex-police officer, murdered an African-African black man George Floyd on May 25th, 2020. Derek is charged with 2nd-degree murder and 2nd-degree manslaughter sentence. All the details related to his trials, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Chauvin Wiki/bio, Wife, Attorney, Family, Parents, Statement, ethnicity, Nationality, Race, and Biography are given here.
The killing of George Death has sparked outrage among all the citizens, people gathered millions on streets and roads to protest against the current jurisdiction. The entire nation crumbled down, infrastructures were demolished and people harmed by the police.
- 1 What Happened On May 25, 2020?
- 2 Derek Chauvin Killing/Murdering George Floyd video
- 3 Who is Derek Chauvin (ex Minneapolis Police Officer)? Age & Early Life
- 4 Who is Derek Chauvin’s Wife?
- 5 Why Did Derek & Kellie Chauvin Divorce?
- 6 What are Derek Chauvin Charges/Complaints? 18 in 19 Years of Service
- 7 Achievements of Derek Chauvin
- 8 George Floyd & Derek Chauvin Once Worked At The Same Place
- 9 Who is Derek Chauvin Attorney/Lawyer?
- 10 Derek Chauvin Minneapolis Social Media Account
- 11 Derek Chauvin Net Worth
- 12 Who Are Other Police Officers Involved in George Floyd’s Death? Latest News
- 13 Derek Chauvin Wiki/Biography
What Happened On May 25, 2020?
The patrolling vehicles in Hennepin County received a call from a shop owner for possible theft of ‘$20 counterfeit bill’. At 8:08 PM, MPD officers Thomas Lane and J.A. Keung reached the location and interrogated the shop owner about the whereabouts of the man who passed the fake bill.
Upon inspection, they found out that the man was parked outside in a car around the corner. Lane & Keung approached the man sitting behind the wheels, George Floyd, and asked him to surrender.
The two officers dragged Floyd out of the car towards the sidewalk and Lane handcuffed him. Later at 8:19 PM, Derek Chauvin and Tao Thou arrived at the scene. Derek knelt on Floyd’s neck for straight 8 minutes 46 seconds until he stopped breathing. Hennepin County Medical Examiner (ME) pronounced him dead, citing ‘suffocation’ as the reason for death.
Derek Chauvin Killing/Murdering George Floyd video
Who is Derek Chauvin (ex Minneapolis Police Officer)? Age & Early Life
Derek Michael Chauvin (born in 1976), 44 years old, was brought up and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota by parents Carolyn Runge and Robert Michael Chauvin. He served 19 years as a veteran in the force before the State Attorney fired him for felonies.
Early Life – In his earlier days, Derek learned cooking and served as an army military officer in the late ’90s before taking classes in law enforcement. He did two jobs at a time. He served at Fort Benning, Georgia, and in Germany. (Check: Who is Thomas Lane?)
Derek Chauvin House – The property records reveals that he owns properties in Windmere, Florida, and Orange County. Chauvin and his wife are the owners of the three-bedroom, two and a half bath townhome. He bought the house in 2011. Its net worth is $226,282 as of 2019. The address has been shared many times on social media.
Who is Derek Chauvin’s Wife?
Derek Chauvin’s wife – Kellie Chauvin was born in Laos, she later shifted to Wisconsin when her parents escaped a refugee camp. Derek Michael Chauvin married ‘Kellie Chauvin’ in 2010, they met each other in the Hennepin County Medical Centre where Kellie used to work as a radiologist. Derek came for a medical checkup of a criminal.
Kellie Chauvin won Mrs. Minnesota’s title in 2018 and she decided to quit her radiologist job. Derek and Kellie do not have any children of their own. However, Kellie Chauvin had been previously married before she met Derek. She has two children from that marriage.
Kellie Chauvin is a refugee from Thailand (Nationality). Ever since she got fame in the city, she has worked with utter determination to help the Hmong community rise in the USA. (check: Anonymous: Was Michael Jackson Killed?)
Why Did Derek & Kellie Chauvin Divorce?
The news of George Floyd killing by her husband shattered Kellie’s heart to pieces. She had a tough time believing in her husband’s deed. The beauty pageant winner then decided to divorce the ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. Kellie Chauvin also asked to change her name in the divorce filing.
Chauvin’s attorney released a statement,
“This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She 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,”.
“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.”
What are Derek Chauvin Charges/Complaints? 18 in 19 Years of Service
Derek was appointed as a Minneapolis Police Officer in 2001. Former Minnesota PD officer has practiced such extreme measures multiple times in his nearly two decades of service. About 19 complaints were registered under his name out of which 2 ended in disciplinary action by MPD and reprimand.
He served clean for 5 years until, in 2006, he purportedly dragged a lady out of her car when found overspeeding with 10 mph above the limit. Examiners found out that the action was unnecessary and his squad car video was turned off during the entire incident. (check: Did Royal Family Murder Princess Diana?)
Derek had been part of three cop shootings, one of which killed the convicted felon. A total of 42 rounds were fired at Wayne Reyes in Oct 2016 when Wayne tried to flee the scene in his car. Officers involved were Dante Dean, Brian Grahme, Shawn Kelly, Oscar Marcias, Terry Nutter, and Derek Chauvin.
Chauvin and other officers chased down another victim Leroy Martinez, 23, in a public housing complex in South Minneapolis. The officers claimed that they heard gunshots being fired and decided to chase down Martinez after seeing him run with a gun in his hands. One of the officers fired at Martinez’s torso even when he showed his empty hands.
All the officers involved in Leroy’s 2011 case were placed on administrative leave for 3 days as a cautionary measure. (check: Anonymous: Donal Trump Was Linked To Jeffrey Epstein?)
Achievements of Derek Chauvin
Derek won two medals of valor, first one in 2006 when he shot Wayne Reyes who ran away after stabbing his girlfriend and a male friend. He collected the second award for shooting a criminal in the stomach who was hiding in the bathroom. It was reported for ‘Domestic Violence’.
Chauvin has collected several other accolades for chasing and capturing violent criminals. In 2008, he captured a suspect having an illegal pistol in his hands. The next year, off-duty, he took out a group of gang members all by himself while working for El Neuvo Rodeo (a Minneapolis Midnight Club) as a security guard.
George Floyd & Derek Chauvin Once Worked At The Same Place
After Derek’s arrest, her accomplice, Maya Santamaria, from the club where he used to work off-duty to make extra bucks, mentioned that “Chauvin & Floyd both used to work here as security guards, but they had different timings. George worked with us for 17 years while Derek’s case was of touch and go type.”
She also mentioned that Derek behaved differently around black people, whenever there was a gathering of black people, he used to get cocky and ignorant at that time.
Who is Derek Chauvin Attorney/Lawyer?
The ex-police officer is now being defended by a new lawyer Eric Nelson of Halberg Criminal Defense firm as per the statement of the firm’s chief executive Marsh Halberg. Earlier he was represented by Tom Kelly, the defendant of Jeronimo Yanez, accused of killing a 32-year old black man Philando Castile in 2017.
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA) is providing the legal representation of this racially charged case which involves a plethora of attorneys, both Nelson and Tom Kelly (previous lawyer) from Kelly & Jackson firm.
Read Minnesota Attorney General Statement -> https://www.hennepinattorney.org/-/media/Attorney/Derek-Chauvin-Criminal-Complaint.pdf
Derek Chauvin Minneapolis Social Media Account
The convict does not have any active Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or Quora Accounts. People have made some fake social media accounts of Chauvin on social media sites.
Derek Chauvin Net Worth
Approx – $1-2 Million
Who Are Other Police Officers Involved in George Floyd’s Death? Latest News
There are a total of four ex-Minneapolis Minnesota police officers involved in the murder case of George Floyd. Besides Floyd, the names of the other three officers are Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, and J Alexander Kueng. All are facing criminal charges, and are in custody with bail set at $1 million (Hennepin County Jail Records), as of May 3, 2020, Wednesday.
The three are facing aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder as well as aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. According to WCCO, Lane turned himself in. Rest will make their first appearance on Thursday at 12:45 pm local time. Moreover, Derek’s murder charge has been upgraded to second-degree unintentional murder.
As per the official statement of Kueng’s attorney, the former officer turned himself in at about 1:35 pm local time.
Derek Chauvin Wiki/Biography
|Real Full Birth Name||Derek Chauvin.|
|Age (As of 2020)||44 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1976|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|In The News For||Knelt On George’s Neck, Killed Him Eventually|
|Address||7517 17th Street N
Oakdale, MN 55128
|House In||Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA).|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″.
Centimeters: 176 cm.
Meters: 1.76 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||33-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.5.|
|Parents||Father: Robert Michael Chauvin
Mother: Carolyn Runge
Personal Life Relationship
|Marital Status||Married since 2010.|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|Alma Mater.||Police Academy.|
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