Judge Overseeing Derek Chauvin’s Federal Case Accepts the Former Police Officer’s Plea Deal

Judge Overseeing Derek Chauvin’s Federal Case Accepts the Former Police Officer’s Plea Deal


The former police officer in Minnesota accused of murdering George Floyd has reached a plea deal in a federal court with the judge overseeing his case.

FOX News reported moments ago.

A federal judge on Wednesday accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea deal.

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson, handling the federal civil rights trial against four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, accepted the terms of Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison, the Associated Press reported.

Chauvin pleaded guilty Dec. 15 to violating Floyd’s civil rights, admitting for the first time that he kept his knee on Floyd’s neck — even after he became unresponsive — resulting in the Black

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