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Washington Post published this video item, entitled “WATCH LIVE | Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in death of George Floyd” – below is their description.
The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25, 2020, killing of George Floyd.
The verdict comes after two weeks of witnesses and experts examining Floyd’s death and Chauvin’s use of force. Judge Peter Cahill has allowed the proceedings to be broadcast live, which was a first in Minnesota history for a criminal trial.
The Post’s Libby Casey will anchor live coverage featuring reporters throughout the country — including Mary Beth Albright, Keith Alexander, Rhonda Colvin, Nicole Ellis, Robert Samuels and Eugene Scott. From Minneapolis, Holly Bailey, Hannah Jewell and Joyce Koh will deliver insights from the courthouse. Plus, columnist James Hohmann will add his analysis. Read more: https://wapo.st/3gqheW1. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK
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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.