Chauvin could face longer sentence over 'aggravating factors' in Floyd's death

Posted on AllSides May 12th, 2021
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Convicted ex-officer Derek Chauvin may face a longer sentence after a Minnesota judge ruled there were aggravating factors involved in the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody.

Judge Peter Cahill ruled that Chauvin, 45, abused his authority as a police officer when he restrained Floyd by kneeling on his neck for over eight minutes, according to an order made public Wednesday.

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