Watch live: Former police officer Derek Chauvin convicted of the murder of George Floyd

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Watch live: Former police officer Derek Chauvin convicted of the murder of George Floyd” – below is their description.

    A jury has unanimously convicted Derek Chauvin of the murder of George Floyd.

    Former Minneapolis police officer Chauvin had denied charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

    But after 10 and a half hours of deliberations, the jury convicted him of all charges.

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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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