Quick Verdict for Derek Chauvin; Verdict Will Be Read Between 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM CT

A verdict has been reached in the Derek Chauvin trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin, according to a notice posted on the Hennepin County Court’s website.

“A verdict has been reached and will be read between 3:30-4:00 p.m.(CT) Tuesday, April 20” (4:30-5:00 p.m. ET), according to a court notice. The Hennepin County Court notice did not specify when jurors stopped deliberating on Tuesday.

Jurors deliberated for four hours on Monday, April 19, 2021 and resumed deliberating Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. CT (9:00 a.m. ET).

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020. Chauvin pleaded not guilty.

Derek Chauvin booking photo (SOURCE: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office).
Derek Chauvin booking photo (SOURCE: Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office).

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