Daily recaps: Here's what has happened in the Chauvin trial so far

Two men sit behind a desk.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin (right), charged in the killing of George Floyd, and his defense attorney Eric Nelson take notes on April 8.
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Updated: April 19, 6:17 p.m. | Posted: March 11, 5 a.m.

Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in the killing of George Floyd is now in the hands of the jury, after prosecutors and the defense made closing arguments Monday.

Opening statements began March 29, after jury selection wrapped up March 23.

Chauvin faces charges of murder and manslaughter. Former officers Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with aiding and abetting murder and manslaughter. They are scheduled to go on trial together in August.

Here’s how Chauvin’s trial is unfolding.


Daily recaps

Jury selection

Opening statements and testimony

Closing arguments

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