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Derek Chauvin to Change Plea to Guilty on Charges of Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights


Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, convicted in the death of George Floyd, will change his plea from not guilty to guilty on charges of violating Floyd’s civil rights. 

Chauvin and three other former officers who were present at the time of Floyd’s death – Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao – all plead not guilty to federal charges of violating civil rights, per Just the News

As previously reported by Human Events News, Chauvin was convicted of second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in April of 2021. He was sentenced to over 22 years in prison. 

On Wednesday, his plea will formally be changed in the U.S. District Court in Minnesota.