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George Floyd and Derek Chauvin Updates: Trial Begins

The trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has began

Derek Chauvin’s trial for the killing of  George Floyd begins Monday, March 29, 2021, with opening statements.

  • Charges: 2nd-, 3rd-degree murder, 2nd-degree manslaughter
  • Jury: 9 of 15 are white
  • Timeline: expected to take 4 weeks
  • Courthouse: surrounded by concrete barriers, razor wire

    George Floyd and Derek Chauvin Updates: Trial Begins

    George Floyd and Derek Chauvin Updates: Trial Begins

    Derek Chauvin

George Floyd was murdered during the day, in public and on video sighted by Mandy News by a former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin who knelt on him for 9 minutes and 29 seconds.

So far the prosecutors said, they are correcting the 8:46 timing that has become a symbol of police brutality.

PS: Derek Chauvin is on trial, not George Floyd.

We’ll continue to add to this post as we go for updates.

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