Derek Chauvin has been found GUILTY of all 3 charges for the murder of George Floyd.
Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found GUILTY of all 3 charges for the murder of George Floyd. Second Degree Murder, Third Degree Murder & Manslaughter. His Bond has been revoked and he is back in jail.
Hundreds of people had gathered in downtown Minneapolis in anticipation of the verdict. After it was announced, crowds spilled out into the streets, with many people alternating between chants of “George Floyd, say his name,” “Black lives matter” and “All three.” Some broke down in tears.
Drivers blared their horns in celebration. Black Lives Matter flags flew from car windows. People of various races raised their fists in the Black Power salute.
A federal grand jury has found Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, guilty on all three counts of murder of African American George Floyd last year. Floyd (46), was killed in a brutal abuse of police force on May 25 last year during an arrest after a store clerk alleged he had passed a counterfeit USD 20 bill in Minneapolis.
A 17-year-old bystander recorded his arrest with her cellphone. The video showed Chauvin, who is white, kneeling on Floyd’s neck as onlookers shouted at him to get off Floyd.
The murder of George Floyd shocked the world. The whole world marched and stood in unity with America last year May. This attracted media from all over the world to the Trial. Below is a video from the German media.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris speak after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd.