Indeed – A Murderer Gets His Due … “Chauvin will probably become the darling (in more ways than one) of the imprisoned white supremacists … or he will find religion (a usual occurrence) … either way he will have 22.5 years to contemplate his actions.”
The policeman that killed Floyd has been convicted of his crimes and now he has been sentenced.
Derek Chauvin is going to prison for the murder of George Floyd. A judge in Minneapolis on Friday sentenced the former city police officer to 22 and a half years behind bars, reports the AP. Prosecutors had asked for 30 years, while Chauvin’s legal team said he deserved only probation. The 45-year-old Chauvin was previously convicted of murder and manslaughter charges after he pinned his knee to Floyd’s neck and kept it there for more than nine minutes during an arrest in May 2020. With good behavior, he could be paroled in 15 years. Prior to sentencing, Chauvin himself addressed the court, per the Star Tribune:
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