Derek Chauvin, Cop Who Killed George Floyd Could Get Upto 75 Years Imprisonment

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Derek Chauvin, 45, has been found guilty by a US 12 member jury for the murder of African-American, George Floyd on a Minneapolis street last year.

The Jury after a trial found Chauvin guilty on three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter.

According to BBC news, the jury is yet to give their judgement but in Minnesota, second-degree murder carries a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison.

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Third-degree murder is punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Second-degree manslaughter is punishable by up to 10 years in prison

In less than 24 hours, 12-member jury took less than a day to reached their verdict, which followed a highly-charged, three-week trial that left Minneapolis on edge.