Jury out on George Floyd murder

Jurors are now considering their verdict in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd.

Closing arguments in the case concluded yesterday after a three-week trial.

Derek Chauvin was charged after kneeling on Floyd’s neck for almost ten minutes during his arrest almost a year ago.

The 46-year-old Black man had been accused of trying to pass a fake 20-dollar bill.


PHOTO: Black Live Matters rallies were held in Espanola, Massey and Manitoulin Island last year following the death of George Floyd. Photo by Rosalind Russell

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