Jury finds Chauvin guilty in Floyd killing

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all charges in the murder trial of George Floyd, whose death led to months of demonstrations against police brutality last summer.

The trial was seen as a referendum on policing, and whether a conviction of a police officer for killing a Black person could be won.

Graphic bystander footage of the fatal arrest showed Floyd, 46, pleading with Chauvin that he couldn’t breathe as the officer pinned him to the street, his knee on Floyd’s neck.

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