Derek Chauvin's wife's ‘utmost sympathy’ lies with George Floyd -- and she wants a divorce

Derek Chauvin's wife's ‘utmost sympathy’ lies with George Floyd -- and she wants a divorce

The wife of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin released a statement on Friday announcing she was seeking a divorce.


Kellie Chauvin released the statement through her lawyer, who spoke with her Friday evening.

"She is devastated by Mr. [George] Floyd's death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving tragedy."

"She has filed for dissolution of her marriage," the statement noted.

#story_page_post_article

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.