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Jury Reaches Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial

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Former Police Officer Convicted in George Floyd's Murder Asks For New Trial
Derek Chauvin

The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial has reached a verdict on whether the former Minneapolis police officer is guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

The trial began on March 8 with jury selection. The state and the defense delivered opening arguments on March 29, followed by three weeks of testimony. The jury began deliberations at 4 p.m. on Monday, following closing arguments. In all, the jury deliberated for around 10 hours. 

Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for Floyd’s May 25, 2020 death outside Cup Food at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue.

The verdict to be announced shortly…

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