Derek Chauvin Released From Jail On $1M Bond
A former Minneapolis officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd has posted bond and has been released from prison. Derek Chauvin posted a $1 million bond.
Chauvin had been jailed in segregation at the maximum security Oak Park Heights, Minnesota prison awaiting a March 8 trial in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
A Minnesota Department of Corrections spokesperson confirmed Chauvin was no longer being held at the prison on Wednesday, and state court records show he posted a non-cash $1 million bond on Oct. 7, signed by A-Affordable Bail Bonds of Brainerd, Minnesota. A notice of release was posted at 10:34 a.m. on Oct. 7. Jail records show he was released at 11:22 a.m.