Derek Chauvin to Appeal Conviction and Prison Sentence in George Floyd Death

Update 09/24/2021 10:05am: Reports surfaced noting that Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of murdering an unarmed Black man named George Floyd, has filed documents to appeal his conviction in the matter. Chauvin was previously convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, second-degree manslaughter, and third- degree murder. As a result, Chauvin was sentenced to 22-and-a-half years in prison. Chauvin reportedly filed the appeal on his own behalf, saying he was “unrepresented by legal counsel in connection with the appeal.” The man claims he was denied a public defender in…

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New Mugshot of Derek Chauvin in Prison Surfaces

Previously, it was revealed that Derek Chauvin was nearing a federal plea deal that could find him serving a 20-to-25 year federal sentence. The deal would be concurrent with the 22 and a half he received in June 2021. Sources reportedly said that Chauvin could publicly come out with a confession about what was on his mind during the 9-minute murder involving George Floyd. Now, a mugshot for the former police officer in prison since being sentenced has surfaced. The disgraced cop can be seen in an orange jumpsuit, and the…

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BOOSIE BADAZZ BLAMES DEREK CHAUVIN’S MOTHER

Boosie Badazz didn’t hold back on his thoughts regarding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s sentencing on Friday (June 25). The ex-cop is set to serve 22 and a half years behind bars after being found in the death of George Floyd in May 2020. After Chauvin’s mother gave an impact statement on behalf of her son, telling the courtroom she’d likely be dead by the time he was released from prison, Boosie fired off a series of tweets regarding the sentencing and Chauvin’s mother for her comments. “22 YEARS WTF HE WILL BE HOME…

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GEORGE FLOYD SQUARE MAN TRIES TO DESTROY MEMORIAL … Busts Out Ax, Gets Scared Off

https://www.tmz.com/videos/2021-05-17-051721-george-floyd-square-1082045/ A man full of hate tried his best to destroy the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis, but he got scared away … and left his ax behind. The video tells the story … the man drives up to the memorial site — a block from where Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd — at around 2 AM Sunday. As you can see … he pulls up in his pickup truck, gets out and begins vandalizing the area by removing barricades and ripping down Black Lives Matter signs. He continues his rampage as he moves to…

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Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence

  Update 05/12/2021 10:14pm: According to reports, Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill ruled that Derek Chauvin qualifies for a longer prison sentence as a result of “aggravating factors.” Cahill said the prosecution proved Chauvin’s guilt “beyond a reasonable doubt” and that the ex-officer “abused his position of authority.” But Cahill said Chauvin’s qualification for a stiffer sentence came from how he treated George Floyd with a “particular cruelty.” “When it became clear even to the bystanders that George Floyd was in medical distress, was no longer responsive, and had…

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Update: Derek Chauvin Indicted in 2017 Incident Involving Black Teen

  Update 05/07/2021 10:34pm: Derek Chauvin, who was recently convicted on state murder charges for the killing of George Floyd last May, is now facing a second indictment for a 2017 incident with a black teen. A federal grand jury indicted Chauvin for allegedly using unreasonable force against the then 14-year-old boy. The two-count indictment says the former officer “held Juvenile by the throat and struck Juvenile 1 multiple times in the head with a flashlight.” “This offense included the use of a dangerous weapon — a flashlight — and…

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GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH 4 Ex-Cops Charged … FEDS SAY THEY VIOLATED HIS CIVIL RIGHTS

8:11 AM PT — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison commends the feds on the indictment of the former officers, calling it “entirely appropriate, particularly now that Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder.” Ellison adds that the State is working hard to present its case against the other 3 defendants later this summer. A federal grand jury has charged Derek Chauvin and the 3 other former Minneapolis PD officers involved in George Floyd‘s arrest with violating his civil rights. J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao appeared Friday via video conference in the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis following…

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DEREK CHAUVIN APPEAL FIGHT FOR NEW TRIAL WILL RAISE JUROR And His Photo at MLK Rally

The Derek Chauvin trial juror who was photographed at an MLK rally last year — wearing a shirt with the words “Get your knee off our necks” — will absolutely be a key factor in Chauvin’s attempt to get a new trial … TMZ has learned. As you know, Chauvin’s defense attorney Eric Nelson filed a motion Tuesday requesting a new trial. The docs made no specific mention of the juror, Brandon Mitchell, but did use the words “jury misconduct.” Sources familiar tell us the Mitchell issue is on the table and WILL be addressed…

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GEORGE FLOYD MURDER LEGAL TEAM SAYS CHAUVIN’S APPEAL IS TOAST … Thanks to Juror Speaking Out

Ben Crump, attorney for George Floyd‘s family, says Derek Chauvin has no chance to successfully appeal his guilty verdict … and it’s all because of what at least one juror is saying about the murder trial. Crump tells TMZ … Juror #52, Brandon Mitchell, shed a lot of light on the Chauvin deliberations and, in the process, “completely obliterates” any argument the defense is planning to make about outside public opinions swaying the jury. You’ll recall, Chauvin’s defense attorney, Eric Nelson, asked Judge Cahill for a mistrial because Rep. Maxine Waters had encouraged folks to “get more confrontational” while protesting…

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DEREK CHAUVIN JUROR NO PRESSURE FOR A GUILTY VERDICT … Hardest Part Was Déjà Vu

One of the jurors on Derek Chauvin‘s trial says there was no pressure to reach a guilty verdict — but does explain the most difficult part of the job … seeing the videos on replay. Brandon Mitchell — Juror #52 on the case — did an early blitz of interviews Wednesday morning … sitting down with ‘CBS This Morning’ and ‘Good Morning America.’ He offered interesting insights on both, but told CBS what everyone’s been wanting to know. Gayle King asked Mitchell if he or his peers felt heat from the public to…

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