Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of the Murder of George Floyd

  • 3 years ago
Derek Chauvin Found Guilty , of the Murder of George Floyd.
The former Minneapolis police officer was
charged with two counts of murder and one count
of manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a Black man.
After 10 hours of deliberations over
the course of two days, the jury found
Chauvin guilty of all three counts against him.
Video captured of Chauvin with his knee on the back
of Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes went viral.
and sparked months of both violent and
peaceful protest all over the world, despite a
global pandemic that has killed millions.
Major cities all over the U.S. braced for a possible
"not guilty" verdict, placing law enforcement agencies
and the National Guard on high alert.
In Minneapolis, thousands of National Guard troops
were deployed in anticipation of more protests.
Chauvin faces up to 40 years
in prison for the murder of George Floyd