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Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of Murder In George Floyd Trial

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Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

After 10 and a half hours of deliberations, a jury has unanimously found the former police officer guilty of all charges.

The former Minneapolis officer had denied charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

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Chauvin is being held in a maximum-security prison. Credit: Splash.

He has been denied bail and will be remanded in the custody of the Hennepin County Sherriff until he is formally sentenced, according to CNN.

Mr Floyd, a 46-year old man, died during his arrest in May 2020, while being restrained by Chauvin.

A recording of the incident, which quickly went viral, showed Chauvin pressing his knee into Mr Floyd’s neck and back area while he gasped for breath and begged for his life.

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