Chauvin Verdict: Crowd Erupts in Celebration Outside Minneapolis Courthouse

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    Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.

    Chauvin, 45, could be sent to prison for decades.

    People gathered in what is now known as George Floyd square to wait for the verdict.

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    In This Story: George Floyd

    George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.

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