The former police officer allegedly choked the African American with his knee until his death, which happened in May 2020
Final arguments against the trial of the former police accused of killing George Floyd This Monday starts at Minneapolis (Minnesota), the city where the former police were located Derek Chauvin presumably Suffocating With his knee people Black american Until his death in May 2020.
After listening to the latest arguments from the prosecutor’s office and the defense, the jury members will isolate themselves and lock themselves in the hotel to review all the evidence presented in the trial and reach an unanimous verdict on all three charges against Shavin .
The former agent was charged with the following crimes: Second degree murder Sentenced to up to 40 years in prison; Third grade murder The maximum sentence is 25 years, and Second degree murder Deprivation of liberty lasted 10 years.
However, because he has no criminal record, the first two charges can only be sentenced to a maximum of 12 and a half years in prison, and the third charge is sentenced to four years in prison.
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Chauvin, 45, announced Not guilty Blame all allegations.
What exactly are these costs?
In the United States, second-degree murder may occur in two situations: the defendant intentionally kills someone without premeditating, or unintentionally uses violence to commit the crime.
Prosecutor Steve Schleicher argued in the closing debate that Chauvin was guilty of the charge because he “attacked Floyd, Illegal force Intentionally and caused serious bodily injury, “causing his death.
According to evidence provided by the Minnesota Attorney’s Office, Joven pressed his knee on Freud’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, which allegedly caused his death. Death by asphyxiation.
Three murders require death to occur unintentionally, without prior intervention, but due to irresponsible or reckless behavior, as happens in traffic accidents where many pedestrians are killed.
For the prosecutor, Chauvin put his knees on Flowing neck It lasted for a few minutes, although African Americans have repeatedly assured can not breath.
In order for Chauvin to be convicted of second-degree murder, the jury must determine the cause of Floyd’s death negligence Former police.