The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was filmed with his knee on George Floyd’s neck in May 2020. Chauvin faces murder and manslaughter charges for the encounter that sparked months of historic protests around the world. This stream could contain graphic content.
A verdict comes after two weeks of witnesses and experts examining Floyd’s death and Chauvin’s use of force. Judge Peter Cahill has allowed the proceedings to be broadcast live, which was a first in Minnesota history for a criminal trial.