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Did Prosecutors Undercharge the Cop Who Killed George Floyd?

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2020
From The Right
Justice, George Floyd Death, Police Officer

The answer hinges on Derek Chauvin's state of mind as he kneeled on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was arrested on Friday in connection with the death of George Floyd, faces two charges as a result of that incident: third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Floyd's family argues that Chauvin should have been charged with first-degree murder. The distinction hinges on Chauvin's state of mind as he pinned Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck, which he continued to...

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