The murder of George Floyd

Daily recaps: Here's how the trial unfolded

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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 20, 6:39 p.m. | Posted: March 11, 5 a.m.

A Hennepin County jury has found ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.

Chauvin was found guilty on all counts, including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s killing last May.

Opening statements began March 29, after jury selection wrapped up March 23. Closing arguments took place April 19.

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 unfolded.

Daily recaps

Jury selection

Opening statements and testimony

Closing arguments and verdict

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