Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who pinned Floyd's neck to the ground with his knee before Floyd died, is charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's death on May 25.
The three other officers involved in the incident have not been charged.
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Ellison said on MSNBC that he is not prepared to say whether Chauvin should face greater charges.
"I can assure you that we're taking a fresh look at this," he said.
Determining potential charges for the other officers, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng, will be met with a "similar" process, Ellison said.
I don't want to have to defend this prosecution from false accusations of rush to judgement or pressure by the public," he said. »