29 Mar 2021

George Floyd death: Derek Chauvin murder trial begins

Washington Correspondent

The trial has begun of Derek Chauvin, the white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd last May.

If he is found guilty of second degree murder, the most serious of the three charges he faces, he could be jailed for 40 years.

George Floyd’s death saw a massive international response as people were outraged and demanding police reform. We report from Minneapolis.