Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd

April 22, 2021

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Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges by a jury in the Hennepin County court on Tuseday, April 20, 2021.

The 12 jurors found Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd’s death in May 2020. The maximum sentence for second-degree unintentional murder is imprisonment of not more than 40 years.

The maximum sentence for third-degree murder is imprisonment of not more than 25 years. The maximum sentence for second-degree manslaughter is 10 years and/or a $20,000 fine.

Prosecution moved to have Derek Chauvin’s bail revoked. Judge Peter Cahill granted the motion.

Chauvin was handcuffed in the courtroom and taken into custody by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

Cahill said, “Eight weeks from now we will have sentencing.”