Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Kneeled on Mr. Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes. Twelve juries have found Chauvin guilty of three charges. 1 murder twice, 1 murder 3 times, 1 manslaughter.
Former police officers have not yet been sentenced, but face up to 40 years in prison. State Attorney General Keith Ellison called on judges to consider “deteriorating factors” when issuing a decision calling for “the departure of an upward decision.”
Following Floyd’s murder, protests took place nationally, nationally, and internationally when thousands of people went out to the streets to condemn police atrocities.
Floyd’s family celebrated a year after his death, including Saturday’s rally, Action Day, and Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, May 25, at a series of events with victims of other police killings. to hold. killed.