A forty six year old black man was killed in Minneapolis during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer. Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and forty six seconds while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down. Floyd was heard begging for his life and repeatedly saying "I can't breathe". Officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, who were with Chauvin at the time, did not come to Floyd's aid.