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21 Apr 2021

George Floyd: Probe launched into Minneapolis police after Derek Chauvin conviction

Washington Correspondent

It took the jury just over 10 hours to decide on Derek Chauvin’s guilt.

In a unanimous decision, they found him guilty of the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd.

President Biden said Chauvin’s act was “murder in the full light of day”, but that it took the bravery of prosecution witnesses, including police officers, for the judicial system to deliver basic accountability.

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