Former police officer charged with murder over death of George FloydJury to begin deliberations once closing arguments have concludedProtests flare as America awaits verdict in Derek Chauvin trial 3.50pm BST
The prosecution and defense gave their closing arguments Monday in a Hennepin County courtroom in the trial of former Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd last May.
Lawyers delivered their closing arguments in Derek Chauvin's murder trial before the start of jury deliberations.
The former chief medical examiner for Maryland who testified on behalf of the officer accused of killing George Floyd is a defendant in a federal lawsuit over the death of a man who died under circumstances similar to Floyd
Derek Chauvin's attorney says he deserves a new trial after the former Minneapolis police officer got convicted for murdering George Floyd. Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal docs Tuesday asking for the jury verdict in his murder trial to
How to watch the historic outcome
The Derek Chauvin murder trial heard closing arguments on Monday before the jury was expected to begin considering a verdict over the death of George Floyd that is anxiously awaited by millions of Americans. The prosecutor Steve Schleicher told jurors the key to the case lay in video footage of Chauvin pressing his knee on to Floyd’s neck, even as he pleaded for his life, right to his last words of 'I can’t breathe'. The former Minneapolis police officer’s attorney, Eric Nelson, told the jury...
The prosecution has already laid out its case to the jury, saying that Chauvin directly caused the death of George Floyd after kneeling on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds.
Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed the request alleging the former officer's ability to have a fair trial was affected by pretrial publicity.
Up to 1,000 members of the Massachusetts National Guard are being put on standby.
Derek Chauvin's attorney Eric Nelson underlined George Floyd's active resistance to arrest as he wrapped up his case for the former officer's acquittal on Monday in Hennepin County court.
The former California home of a defense witness in the Derek Chauvin murder trial was vandalized with a pig's head and blood smears most likely tied to his testimony from the trial, police said.