Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – After 45 witnesses, three weeks of testimony and almost an entire day of closing statements, the jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial reached a verdict.

Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, guilty of third-degree murder, and guilty of manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man whose death touched off protests against police brutality.

Second-degree murder carries a maximum sentence of 40 years. Third-degree murder carries a maximum sentence of 25 years. Second-degree manslaughter is punishable by up to 10 years.

Chauvin’s bail was revoked and he was placed in the custody of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department until sentencing.

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