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Al Sharpton slams Derek Chauvin’s 22½ year sentence for George Floyd’s murder

Reverend Al Sharpton, surrounded by relatives of George Floyd, talks to the media after the sentencing

The Rev Al Sharpton has condemned Derek Chauvin’s 22-and-a-half year sentence for the murder of George Floyd saying that he should have received the maximum.   Sharpton made the remarks in front of about one hundred people who gathered outside the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis on Friday afternoon to hear the sentence come down.   There was an…

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Derek Chauvin’s bodycam seen discarded under patrol car during George Floyd’s arrest 

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd's neck in never-before-released footage from the officer's body camera played at his murder trial on Wednesday

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd’s neck in never-before-released footage from the officer’s body camera shown at his murder trial today.    The prosecution called Lt Jeff Rugel, who runs the Minneapolis Police Department’s Business Technology Unit, to the stand on Wednesday afternoon to authenticate officers’ body camera footage and other video evidence from…

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3rd-degree murder charge added to Derek Chauvin’s case in George Floyd trial – National

Click to play video 'George Floyd case: Jury selection begins in ex-officer Derek Chauvin’s trial'

A judge on Thursday granted prosecutors’ request to add a third-degree murder count against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd‘s death, offering jurors an additional option for conviction and resolving an issue that might have delayed his trial for months. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill reinstated the charge after the former officer,…

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