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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years, 6 months

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –  Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd returned to court for sentencing where he received a term of more than 22 years in prison.  Chauvin was convicted in April of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Floyd. Under Minnesota statutes Chauvin was sentenced only on the most serious charge.