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Appeals court reverses decision tossing Derek Chauvin's third-degree murder charge

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

A decision to toss out the third-degree murder charge against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd was reversed by an appeals court Friday, according to a report. The reversal could delay the trial of the former officer, who already faces second-degree murder and manslaughter raps, an NBC-TV affiliate reported. The...
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George Floyd Timeline

George Floyd Timeline

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck for several minutes before his death, begins March 8.
Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter. Three other officers who were at the scene on May 25, 2020 - Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane - are charged with aiding and abetting murder and manslaughter.
Floyd's death was the match that lit a long fuse unfurled by a series of high-profile killings of Black men by police in the Twin Cities, including Jamar Clark, Philando Castile and Thurman Blevins...
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3rd-Degree Murder Charge in George Floyd's Death Under Review Days Before Jury Selection Begins

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

On Friday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals called for a judge to reconsider reinstating the third-degree murder charge against Chauvin, who is charged with Floyd's death while in police custody last May. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill dismissed the charge in 2020.
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