The New Paper

March 29, 2021

Opening statements in Chauvin trial begin

Opening statements in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin are scheduled to begin today. Chauvin faces three charges related to the death of George Floyd last May, which was one of several incidents that prompted widespread protests over police brutality and racial inequality.
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