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Chauvin’s bail was revoked and he was placed in the custody of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department until sentencing.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