Ex-Cop Thomas Lane Sentenced To 3 Years In Plea Deal For Aiding In Killing Of George Floyd
The ex-policer officer will concurrently serve the 30-month sentence he previously received for violating Floyd’s civil rights.
September 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm
The sentencing occurred on Wednesday during a virtual hearing.
Lane was charged with second-degree manslaughter and pleaded guilty back in May for his role in Floyd’s death in 2020.
In addition to his new sentence, the former Minneapolis police officer will concurrently serve his 30-month sentence for violating Floyd’s civil rights by holding the civilian’s legs down during an arrest.