Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on April 20, 2021 of murder and manslaughter in the 2020 death of George Floyd.

The Minneapolis police officer who was convicted last month for murdering George Floyd, is asking the court for a new trial. His lawyers say Chauvin’s case was tainted by pre-trial publicity.

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