MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WOAY) – The former Minneapolis Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for over 9 minutes in May of last year was found guilty of murder and manslaughter.
Derek Chauvin, 45, was convicted on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
The jury deliberated a little more than ten hours over two days before coming to a decision.
Chauvin, wearing a mask in court, had no apparent reaction to the guilty verdict. His bail was revoked and he was placed in handcuffs and taken into custody.