Jury: Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges; Here’s reaction to the verdict in Louisville

Jurors found Derek Chauvin guilty of 2nd-degree murder, 3rd-degree murder and 2nd-degree manslaughter in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.

The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial notified the judge around 1:45 p.m on Tuesday, they had reached verdicts on the three charges. 

Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty of 2nd-degree murder, 3rd-degree murder and 2nd-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Each charge had to be deliberated separately.

Shortly after the verdict was read, Derek Chauvin’s bail was revoked, he was handcuffed and taken back to jail.

He will be sentenced in eight weeks. 

Verdict reaction in Louisville

Some voiced their thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

Breonna Taylor’s mom Tamika Palmer tweeted this:

Breonna Taylor’s sister Ju’Niyah Palmer tweeted her reaction after the verdict was read by the judge. 

Sadiqa Reynolds, CEO of Louisville Urban League tweeted the verdict brought her some relief but the fight is not over. 

Mayor Greg Fischer tweeted his thoughts on the verdict and police reform.

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