Derek Chauvin Will Be Sentenced Today Over George Floyd’s Murder

A Minnesota judge will sentence Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd — a punishment that is being closely watched, with prosecutors requesting a 30-year sentence. In April, a jury found the former Minneapolis police officer, who is white, guilty of murdering Floyd, who was Black, last year. The killing triggered massive protests against… Continue reading Derek Chauvin Will Be Sentenced Today Over George Floyd’s Murder

Update: Derek Chauvin requests lighter sentence following conviction in George Floyd’s case

The attorney for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has filed a motion seeking a lesser sentence in the murder of George Floyd ahead of his June 25th sentencing hearing. His attorney Eric Nelson, asked a Minnesota judge this week to give him a lighter prison sentence, either with a probation term or a much… Continue reading Update: Derek Chauvin requests lighter sentence following conviction in George Floyd’s case

George Floyd trial: What happened and what sentence did Derek Chauvin get?

On May 25, 2020, black man George Floyd died on the street after Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds during an arrest over an apparent counterfeit $20 bill. Chauvin has since been found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in a historic… Continue reading George Floyd trial: What happened and what sentence did Derek Chauvin get?

Kaylynn Gilbert: ‘Derek Chauvin knew he’d killed George Floyd but stayed on him to hide it from witnesses’

Kaylynn Gilbert tells 360aproko of her belief that Derek Chauvin remained on George Floyd’s neck as he feared getting up would expose the fact he had died Teenager Kaylynn Gilbert, who begged policeman Derek Chauvin to stop kneeling on George Floyd’s neck a year ago today, thinks the officer tried to stop witnesses knowing the… Continue reading Kaylynn Gilbert: ‘Derek Chauvin knew he’d killed George Floyd but stayed on him to hide it from witnesses’

Who is Derek Chauvin’s ex-wife, who filed for divorce after George Floyd’s death?

Derek Chauvin’s wife filed for divorce mere days after George Floyd was killed in the custody of the former police officer and three other Minneapolis Police Department officers. Chauvin’s now ex-wife Kellie May Xiong Chauvin, 46, first separated from her husband on 28 May, 2020 – just three days after Mr Floyd died while in… Continue reading Who is Derek Chauvin’s ex-wife, who filed for divorce after George Floyd’s death?

Prosecutors behind Derek Chauvin murder conviction to lead case against cop who shot Daunte Wright

Prosecutors who secured former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction in George Floyd’s killing are taking over the case against Kim Potter, the ex-cop charged for fatally shooting Daunte Wright 10 miles away from where Floyd died. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Friday that he will be taking on the prosecution of… Continue reading Prosecutors behind Derek Chauvin murder conviction to lead case against cop who shot Daunte Wright

After Chauvin Verdict, Black Police Officers Consider What Has Changed

After the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, Black police officers in America are considering what’s changed and what hasn’t in the year since George Floyd’s death. “There have been very few changes, and I think that’s evidenced by what we continue to see occurring,” says Cheryl Dorsey, a former officer of the Los Angeles Police… Continue reading After Chauvin Verdict, Black Police Officers Consider What Has Changed

GEORGE FLOYD MURDERDEREK CHAUVIN WANTS NEW TRIAL

Derek Chauvin’s attorney says he deserves a new trial after the former Minneapolis police officer got convicted for murdering George Floyd. Chauvin’s attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal docs Tuesday asking for the jury verdict in his murder trial to be thrown out, claiming there were numerous errors pertaining to the jury and prosecution. Chauvin’s defense… Continue reading GEORGE FLOYD MURDERDEREK CHAUVIN WANTS NEW TRIAL