Derek Chauvin

Ex-police officer Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for killing George Floyd

Jun 25, 2021 | 1:56pm

The former Minnesota police officer who murdered an unarmed Black man by kneeling on his neck has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison, or 270 months. Derek Chauvin, 45, was found guilty of second degree unintentional murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter on April 21 in the death of George Floyd. Video […]

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty in George Floyd murder

Apr 20, 2021 | 3:34pm

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the deadly arrest of 46-year-old Black man George Floyd on Tuesday. The 12-member jury found the 45-year-0ld Chauvin criminally liable in Floyd’s death last year after considering three weeks of testimony from 45 witnesses, including bystanders, police officials and […]

Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd case

May 29, 2020 | 12:48pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A Minneapolis police officer who pinned an unarmed black man with a knee to the throat before the man died has been arrested and charged with murder, a prosecutor said on Friday, after three nights of violent protests in the Midwestern city sparked by the death. Derek Chauvin, the officer who is […]