Tou Thao (born in 1980) is a Former Laotian Police Officer from Laos. He earlier employed in the Minneapolis State Police Department. He is best known as Kellie Chauvin‘s brother. His sister is the ex-wife of Derek Chauvin and Mrs. Minnesota in 2019. However, he removed from his job after a viral cause.
George Floyd Killing Case May 25, 2020 (Complete Story)
A middle-aged man named George hailed from Houston. He was usually traveling in his car on the roads of the Minneapolis area. However, a group of officers of the state police department suspected him and asked him to come out of the car. Floyd resisted doing so. Then, a former police officer Derek Chauvin had seen in the viral video.
He negatively used his power. Furthermore, he kneeled on the black man’s neck. He misused his skills and capability to control George. Chauvin continuously put pressure on the neck of the man.
As a result, the Houston based person died due to suffocation. Floyd asked help to leave him and fought for his life for seven minutes. Still, the worst of the incident is that the fellow officers Tou Thao, Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane stood still on the road. They saw the man dying with pain.
An unknown bystander recorded the incident and created a video of it. He or She uploaded the viral video material on social media platforms. Then, the higher officials took action on them on May 26. All the four policemen behind the incident removed from their roles.
The top-level politician’s Joe Biden and Ilhan Omar (Minnesota Congressional Leader) decided to take serious action on the culprits. People began protesting against the police in the different areas of Los Angeles and Chicago.
Early Life, Parents & Sister
Tou Thao was born in 1980 (age 40 years old, as in 2020) in Laos. He and his mom, dad, and sister Kellie Chauvin belonged to the Hmong community. Thao with his family members lived in the refugee camps of Thailand. His sister faced a tough time in her first wedding.
During the 1980s, he shifted with his mommy and daddy in Eau Claire (Wisconsin, United States). Tou and Kellie joined the kindergarten and gained English knowledge. He completed his police training from the Minneapolis Police Academy and then joined the Minneapolis police department.
The former state police officer did not reveal the information about his marriage and affair history. On the other hand, Tou Thao’s loving sister faced difficulties in her first marriage.
Kellie blessed with two sons George Xiong from her former husband. Then, she found her soulmate, Derek Chauvin. Tou related to Derek as a brother-in-law.
|Real Full Birth Name||Tou Thao.|
|Profession||Former Police Officer.|
|Age (As of 2020)||40 years old.|
|In The News For||He is the among the police officers involved in the George Floyd death.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1980.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||NA.|
|House In||Minnesota, USA.|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 176 cm.
Meters: 1.76 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||38-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.5.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Sister: Kellie Chauvin.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Not Known.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|University/College||Minneapolis Police Academy.|
|Last Modified||30 May 2020 (©️ Copyright - dreshare.com)|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Tou Thao
- Kellie Chauvin earned an Associate degree in Radiology and worked in the hospitals.
- After marriage with Derek, she changed her profession and started working in the real estate sector.
- She and her brother faced issues in their children due to racial discrimination.
- She won Mrs. Minnesota’s title in 2019; however; she could not get the Mrs. USOA beauty contest award. Moreover, she got the chance to represent herself on the reputed platform.
- Meanwhile, the FBI began the investigation on George Floyd’s death case.
- Tou Thao with his fellow officer arrested a man Lamar Ferguson in 2014. Lamar and his pregnant girlfriend visited the doctor for the treatment. He encountered Thao on the road area. However, the police officers beat Fergusson severely and injured his girlfriend too.
- In 2017, Lamar got compensation $25K from the two guilty officers.
- Earlier, Tou Thao indulged with his team in violent activities.
- A number of the Minneapolis residents showed protests on the killing of George from Tuesday.
- Eric Garner’s killing case 2014 sparked the waves and protests against the lousy treatment with the black men.
- The protestors entered on the fourth day of protest. A fire broke out in the Minnesota police station on Friday (May 29, 2020). Around seven protestors shot in the Kentucky region.
- George’s brother talked to the CNN journalist panel and asked for the death punishment from the court for the guilty officers.
- He wants to get justice for losing his innocent brother.
- Tou’s badge number is 7162. Furthermore, the Minneapolis Police Department hired him on the job on February 4, 2008.
- There are many complaints filed against him in the as per the records of Communities United Against Police Brutality.
- He did not physically touch Floyd. He interacted with the people moving on the road.