The prisoner who tried to murder Derek Chauvin by stabbing him 22 times with a shank turns out to be a former FBI informant, according to new reports. He’s also reported to be a member of the Mexican Mafia.
John Turscak, 52, told police that he stabbed Chauvin on black Friday in symbolic solidarity with BLM.
Derek Chauvin was stabbed 22 times by a former FBI informant and Mexican Mafia member, who says he did it in solidarity with BLM. His race is listed as white in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The journalist who spoke with Chauvin and produced "The Fall of Minneapolis", Liz… pic.twitter.com/FshZ6NhRRt
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Here’s more from Zero Hedge:
A 52-year-old man who stabbed former police officer Derek Chauvin with an “improvised knife” is a former FBI informant, according to court documents filed on Dec. 1.
John Turscak stabbed Chauvin 22 times before being subdued by responding corrections officers. He later told them that he would have killed the man convicted for the murder of George Floyd (who had an elephant dose of fentanyl in his system and died ‘with’ Covid).
The stabbing occurred on Nov. 24 around 12:30 p.m., the day after Thanksgiving known commonly as Black Friday. Turscak waived his Miranda rights and told FBI agents that he ‘did not want to kill Chauvin, but had been thinking about attacking him for a month,’ taking the opportunity when both of them were in the law library at the Federal Correctional Institution Tucson.
“Turscak stated that his attack of [Mr. Chauvin] on Black Friday was symbolic with the Black Lives Matter Movement and the ‘black hand’ symbol associated with the Mexican Mafia criminal organization,” said prosecutors.
As the Epoch Times notes, Turscak was charged with four counts, including assault with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to commit murder. He was moved after the stabbing to an adjacent federal penitentiary in Tucson, where he remained in custody Friday, inmate records show.
Mr. Turscak did not have a lawyer listed on the court docket.
A lawyer for Mr. Chauvin did not return an inquiry about the charges.
Reports say Chauvin is expected to survive.