Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of Murdering George Floyd

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Derek Chauvin, 45, was found guilty of second-degree murder, guilty of third-degree murder and guilty of second-degree manslaughter after a 12-person jury concluded Tuesday that the former police officer’s actions on May 25, 2020 were a “substantial causal factor” in 46-year-old George Floyd‘s death, and that his use of force was unreasonable.

The jury – which was made up of six white people and six Black and/or Indigenous people of color – deliberated for 10 hours over the course of two days before reaching its decision.

Though sentencing has not yet taken place, the most serious charge – second-degree murder – carries up to 40 years in…

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