Thomas LaneResponsible for the Death of One of the Former Minneapolis Police Officers George FloydHe was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on federal civil rights charges.
Lane was sentenced on Thursday by a US district judge. Paul Magnusson After his conviction in February — as you’ll remember, Lane held Floyd’s legs like this Derek Chauvin pinned floyd For about 9 1/2 minutes in 2020.
Federal prosecutors had sought sentences of up to 6 1/2 years, outlining their reasoning with federal guidelines.
Lane’s attorney requested a little more than 2 years for his client, claiming that Lane had at least one connection with Floyd’s death – adding that he had consulted other officers twice during the incident. asked if he should be turned to his side instead.
Derek Chauvin is already done 21 year sentence Two other officers convicted in jail in Floyd’s death case Jay Alexander Cuengo And you thaoThe sentence has not yet been sentenced.