UPDATED 2:25 PM PT – Tuesday, April 20, 2021
We are following developing news out of Hennepin County, Minnesota, where the jury has delivered its verdict on three charges in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, in the death of George Floyd.
The jury found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, guilty of third-degree murder and guilty of second-degree manslaughter.
Jury finds former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter.
Chauvin denied bond, ordered to remain in custody ahead of sentencing 8 weeks from now.
— Jennifer Franco (@jennfranconews) April 20, 2021
The verdict came on the jury’s second day of deliberations. The 12 jurors began deliberating on Monday, following a full day of closing arguments.
The jury heard two weeks of testimony from witnesses called by the prosecution and several days of defense witnesses.
Chauvin’s bail has been revoked and sentencing will begin in eight weeks.