The punishment — which fell short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested — came after Chauvin broke his more than yearlong silence in court to offer condolences to the Floyd family and say he hopes more information coming out will eventually give them “some peace of mind.”
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 01:50 AM IST
AP | , Minneapolis
Many were posting the release to highlight the distance between the initial police narrative and the evidence that led to the conviction Tuesday, including an excruciating video shot by a teenage bystander of Chauvin with his knee on Floyd's neck, even after Floyd had stopped moving.
Published on Apr 23, 2021 12:28 PM IST
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Published on Apr 21, 2021 08:56 AM IST
A 12-member jury found Derek Chauvin, 45, guilty of all three charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in Black American George Floyd's death, after considering three weeks of testimony from 45 witnesses, including bystanders, police officials and medical experts.
Published on Apr 21, 2021 08:25 AM IST
Former US president Barack Obama issued a statement on Twitter an hour after ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the trial over George Floyd's death.
Published on Apr 21, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Fowler also testified that he would classify the manner of death “undetermined,” rather than homicide, as the county's chief medical examiner ruled.
Published on Apr 15, 2021 05:42 PM IST
AP | , Minneapolis
Dr David Fowler said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd's system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors. He said Floyd's heart disease included high blood pressure and narrowing of the arteries.
Published on Apr 14, 2021 11:21 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Minneapolis
- Judge Peter Cahill said he will not sequester the jury until next Monday, when he anticipates closing arguments will begin.
Published on Apr 12, 2021 11:22 PM IST
AP | , Minneapolis
Tensions are running high in Minneapolis, already on edge and midway through the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder and manslaughter, in George Floyd’s death. Not even a year later, a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was fatally shot by the police on Sunday.
Updated on Apr 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
- A critical care doctor contradicted defence claims that George Floyd’s health condition and small amounts of fentanyl in his system caused loss of oxygen.
Published on Apr 09, 2021 07:51 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Morries Hall, who was with Floyd in his car shortly before his death, is in custody and appeared by video camera at the hearing after he was subpoenaed to testify.
Published on Apr 07, 2021 02:58 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
Trial over George Floyd's death: In what is being regarded as a 'devastating testimony', Minneapolis' longest-serving police officer, Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, said in court that the use of force by former officer Derek Chauvin in the events that led to Floyd's death was "totally unnecessary".
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 02:11 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
Chauvin already faces a more serious charge of second-degree murder, which carries a sentence of up to 40 years in prison, as well as a charge of second-degree manslaughter.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav, Minneapolis
According to court documents, Derek Chauvin posted a $1 million bond and was released from the state’s facility in Oak Park Heights, where he had been detained.
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Minneapolis, US | By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Floyd died after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while detaining him on May 25. Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder.
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 03:22 PM IST
Reuters | By Reuters
A Minneapolis police officer was charged last week with third-degree murder in Floyd’s death, and three other officers were fired.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 10:07 AM IST
Minnesota, US | By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar