Reaction: Derek Chauvin jailed for 22-and-a-half years for George Floyd’s murder

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

The punishment handed out on Friday fell short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.

Leroy Logan, former superintendent of the Metropolitan Police and former chairman of the Black Police Association, speaks to Nana Akua to give his immediate reaction.

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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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