Guilty Of All Charges
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday was found guilty of murdering George Floyd during his arrest last year.
Jurors deliberated for more than 10 hours over two days before reaching a verdict in the high-profile and closely watched case stemming from Floyd’s May 25, 2020, death — which kicked off worldwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
Chauvin, 45, was charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. He faces up to 40 years behind bars on the top charge
Sentencing will be in 8 weeks.