Daily recaps: Here's how the trial unfolded
Updated: April 20, 6:39 p.m. | Posted: March 11, 5 a.m.
A Hennepin County jury has found ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
Chauvin was found guilty on all counts, including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s killing last May.
Opening statements began March 29, after jury selection wrapped up March 23. Closing arguments took place April 19.
Former officers Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with aiding and abetting murder and manslaughter. They are scheduled to go on trial together in August.
Here’s how Chauvin’s trial unfolded.
March 8: Jury pool sent home; focus turns to appeals court ruling
March 10: MN justices won't review 3rd-degree murder question
March 11: Judge reinstates 3rd-degree murder charge; 6th juror chosen
March 12: 7th juror seated; Mpls. to pay $27M to settle Floyd family lawsuit
March 15: Civil settlement roils criminal case; 9th juror chosen
March 16: Judge weighs delay as Floyd family settlement roils case
March 17: 2 jurors out, 2 added as Floyd family settlement roils court
March 18: 12th juror chosen; big decisions loom
March 19: Judge won't delay, move trial; jury selection continues
March 22: 1 more juror to choose; opening statements draw near
March 23: Final juror seated; opening statements set for Monday
Opening statements and testimony
March 29: 'Blood choke' used on Floyd, prosecution witness says
March 30: Witnesses tell of anger, helplessness watching Floyd die
March 31: Jurors shown extended, intense officer bodycam video
April 1: Police supervisor says force on Floyd went too long
April 2: MPD homicide chief says officers' use of force 'uncalled for'
April 5: Floyd restraint violated cops' training, ethics, chief says
April 6: MPD instructor says cops aren't trained to use knee on neck
April 7: Floyd DNA on meth-fentanyl pill found in police squad
April 8: Breathing expert pinpoints moment when 'the life goes out of his body’
April 9: Police restraint on Floyd 'tipped him over the edge,' medical examiner says
April 12: Former cop says Floyd was not a threat when officers used force
April 13: Ex-cop did not use deadly force on Floyd, expert testifies
April 14: Former Maryland medical examiner says Floyd's manner of death 'undetermined
April 15: No testimony from ex-officer; closing arguments begin Monday
Closing arguments and verdict
April 20: Chauvin guilty of murder, manslaughter in George Floyd's killing
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