Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who killed George Floyd, has been released from prison after posting $1 million non-cash bond.

Chauvin had been housed in segregation at the maximum security Oak Park Heights, Minnesota prison while awaiting his March 8 trial in the death of George Floyd. 

Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter just four days after the Memorial Day death of George Floyd at the intersection of E. 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.The charge¬†was later upgraded to second-degree murder at the same time Attorney General Keith Ellison announced charges against the other three officers involved in Floyd’s death. (Via Fox 9)

A Minnesota Department of Corrections spokesperson confirmed Derek Chauvin is no longer in custody and a notice of release was posted at 10:34 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7.