Not since the OJ Simpson trial has America seen as controversial a court case as the trial of Officer Derek Chauvin. The jury has convicted him of two counts murder and of manslaughter in the case of George Floyd, a career criminal caught on the wrong side of a drug overdose and resisting arrest. The nation anticipated justice, and now she anticipates celebratory riots in the wake of the decision, with violent looters being bussed in the Minneapolis and Portland as we speak. Read the details below:
After deliberating for more than 10 hours, the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial has found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd.
Count one: Second-Degree murder – guilty
Count two: Third-Degree murder – guilty
Count three: Second-Degree Manslaughter – guilty.
Sentencing will occur in approximately eight weeks according to the judge.
Nancy Pelosi has thanked George Floyd for ‘sacrificing your life for justice.’
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