A SECOND of the four former Minneapolis cops who have been charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail after posting bail, Your Content is second to reveal.
J. Alexander Kueng, 26, was released from Hennepin County jail shortly before 7.30pm on Friday, the StarTribune reports.
Kueng is one of the three former Minneapolis police officers had have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter during the incident that led to Floyd’s death on May 25.
Kueng and former officer Thomas Lane, 37, were the first to respond to the call that a man – later said to be Floyd – had been trying to use a counterfeit $20 bill at a deli.
Kueng is now the second officer involved in Floyd’s death to be released. Lane was freed on June 10. He also had a $750,000 bond.
Thao remains behind bars, as does Chauvin, who was seen kneeling on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes as he lost consciousness and stopped breathing on Memorial Day.
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