The wife of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer, who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, has sought for divorce, her attorneys revealed.
According to ABC News reports, the Sekula Law Office in a statement said: “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 Chauvin”.
“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.”
Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Floyd on Friday.