When will Derek Chauvin be sentenced?

Sentencing date reportedly rescheduled

Former Minnesota Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, was handcuffed and taken into custody after the verdict.

Floyd died last May after Chauvin, a white officer, pinned his knee on the 46-year-old Black man’s neck for about 9 ½ minutes in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.

Initial online court records said Chauvin was to be sentenced on June 16 at 1:30 p.m., by Peter Cahill, the Hennepin County judge who oversaw the trial, but a new report Tuesday said the date has been changed.

Chauvin now is scheduled to be sentenced June 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Minneapolis, according to reporter Holly Bailey.

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