Breaking News Exclusive: HBCU News reports Derek Chauvin convicted for the killing of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all three charges in relation to the May 2020 killing of George Floyd.

Today, the former Minneapolis Police officer was found guilty by 12 jurors of the Hennepin County court. The charges include second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Chauvin faces a maximum sentence of 40 years for second-degree unintentional murder. For the charge of third-degree murder he faces a maximum sentence of 25 years, and for second-degree manslaughter he’s facing a 10-year maximum sentence and/or $20,000.

The prosecution moved to have Derek Chauvin’s bail revoked, and the motion was granted by Judge Peter Cahill, who said Chauvin’s sentencing will be in eight weeks.

Chauvin was handcuffed in the courtroom and taken into custody by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.