A sentencing date has been set for ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin at 1:30 p.m. CST on Wednesday, June 16 after his homicide conviction within the demise of George Floyd.
Chauvin, 45, was convicted Tuesday (April 20) of second-degree unintentional homicide, third-degree homicide and second-degree manslaughter, practically a yr after video went viral of him together with his knee on Floyd’s neck for over 9 minutes that proved to be a really convincing piece of proof for the jury.
The utmost sentence Chauvin faces for the second-degree homicide conviction is 40 years in jail. Minnesota sentencing guidelines, nevertheless, counsel he’s extra more likely to obtain as much as 15, based mostly on his lack of a previous prison document.
Chauvin has the chance to enchantment the convictions inside 90 days.
Chauvin, convicted of killing George Floyd on Might 25, 2020, was discovered responsible by a jury after 11 hours of deliberation, and 14 days of testimony.
He may face a most sentence of as much as 75 years in jail, CBS News reports.
The three different officers concerned in Floyd’s demise — Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng — will probably be tried later this summer season. They face fees of aiding and abetting second-degree homicide and manslaughter. All events have pleaded not responsible.