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#George Floyd Murder: Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty, President Joe Biden Says Giant Step Towards Justice In America

Picture : Twitter / ANI

Picture : Twitter / ANI

A federal grand jury found Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, guilty on all three counts of murder of African American George Floyd last year.

Floyd, 46, was killed in a brutal abuse of police force on May 25 last year during an arrest after a store clerk alleged he had passed a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis.

Chauvin, 45, pinned down Floyd with his knee on the pavement of a south Minneapolis intersection for more than nine minutes. ‘I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe,’ were his last words.

The verdict does not bring back George but it brings a purpose that his legacy will not be about his death, but what we must do in his memory, US President Joe Biden reacted after former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd’s murder.

US President further tweeted, Today, a jury in Minnesota found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd. The verdict is a step forward. And while nothing can ever bring George Floyd back, this can be a giant step forward on the march towards justice in America.

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