Highlights

  • George Floyd murder: killer gets 21 yrs in jail for civil rights violation
  • Former cop Derek Chauvin earlier sentenced to 22.5 yrs for murder
  • Chauvin said he "wishes all the best" for Floyd's kids, but didn't apologise

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USA: killer ex-cop gets fresh 21-year jail term in George Floyd murder case | Derek Chauvin

On May 25, 2020, Chauvin had killed African-American Floyd by pinning him to the ground for over 9 minutes even as the latter said that he was unable to breathe.

A fresh conviction was handed out in the George Floyd murder case which sparked widespread Black Lives Matter protests in USA.

On 7 July, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 21 years in prison for violating Floyd's civil rights. Chauvin had earlier been sentenced to 22 and a half years in jail for murder and manslaughter.

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On May 25, 2020, Chauvin had killed African-American Floyd by pinning him to the ground for over 9 minutes even as the latter said that he was unable to breathe. During the July 7 hearing, Chauvin said that he wishes the best for George Floyd's children but did not issue a direct apology.

Chauvin had earlier signed a plea deal which allows the two jail sentences to run concurrently. He will also be transferred from a Minnesota state prison to a federal incarceration facility where he would be safer and under less-restrictive conditions, as per experts.

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