Chauvin attorney questions Floyd girlfriend about drug use

Minneapolis (AFP) – George Floyd’s girlfriend on Thursday testified about his prior drug use at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer facing murder and manslaughter charges over his death. Courteney Ross, 45, Floyd’s girlfriend of nearly three years, took the witness stand on the fourth day of the trial of Derek Chauvin. Chauvin, 45, was captured on video kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed Floyd for more than nine minutes during his May 25, 2020 arrest for passing a counterfeit $20 bill in a store. The video of Chauvin, who is white, with his knee on the neck of Floyd, a 46-year…

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