- Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges in the death of George Floyd.
- Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder, up to 25 years for third-degree murder and up to 10 years for second-degree manslaughter.
- Floyd died in May 2020 after Chauvin placed his knee on Floyd’s neck while he pleaded, “I can’t breathe.”
Teen who filmed George Floyd’s death says “justice has been served”
The teenager who filmed the bystander video of George Floyd’s death and testified in Derek Chauvin’s trial, expressed her relief following today’s guilty verdict.
“I just cried so hard…This last hour my heart was beating so fast, I was so anxious,” she said on Facebook.
“THANK YOU GOD THANK YOU THANK YOU… George Floyd we did it!!…justice has been served.”6:31 p.m. ET, April 20, 2021
Al Sharpton leads prayer following verdict: “Bless the jury that listened to the evidence”
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