Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges faced Tuesday. The 45-year-old was convicted of murder and manslaughter for the killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 which led to worldwide protests.
His charges were:
1. Unintentional 2nd-degree murder, a maximum sentence of 40 years
2. 3rd-degree murder, a maximum sentence of 25 years
3. 2nd-degree manslaughter, a maximum sentence of 10 years
Chauvin’s bail was revoked and he is back in the custody of Hennepin County authorities. His sentencing will come in approximately 8 weeks.