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George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin asks for new trial – BBC News

The white former police officer was found guilty of the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd.



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By Peter BowesBBC News, Los Angeles
media captionWatch the moment Derek Chauvin learnt his fate
The white former Minneapolis police officer convicted last month of the murder of the black man George Floyd has requested a new trial.
Derek Chauvin’s legal team have filed court documents alleging misconduct by both prosecutors and jurors.
Chauvin, who was captured on video kneeling on Mr Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter.
His lawyer says his client…

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