On Friday, 25 June 2021 Derek Chauvin is sentenced to 22 and a half years of prison.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was being sentenced by a judge in Minnesota for the killing of George Floyd.
“Floyd’s seven-year-old daughter, Gianna, tells the court she want to meet her dad again someday”.
Chauvin addresses court to express condolences to Floyds, adds that unspecified information will be released that “would be of interest”
Chauvin’s mother, Carolyn Pawlenty, tells the court her son is not a racist but a good man.
Judge Peter Cahill says the prison term of 22 years and six months reflects the “particular cruelty” of the murder.