Former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng will go on trial in August.
The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted on Tuesday. Here's what happens next.
Crowds outside of the Minneapolis courthouse erupted in cheers and chants of “All three counts!”
Floyd’s death last year sparked a national reckoning about police brutality in the U.S.
Defense attorney Eric Nelson made closing arguments on Monday.
Prosecutors have concluded closing statements in the Derek Chauvin trial.
“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” the former Minneapolis police officer told the jury Thursday.
Some witnesses testified to facts that bolstered the state’s arguments against the ex-cop—rather than his defense.
“It was almost to the effect as if a surgeon had gone in and removed a lung,” Dr. Martin Tobin, a pulmonologist, or an expert in breathing, said during Derek Chauvin’s murder trial Thursday.
Cops are testifying against a cop. That almost never happens.
"Pulling him down to the ground face down and putting a knee on the neck for that amount of time is just uncalled for," Lt. Richard Zimmerman told the jury Friday.
“When Mr. Floyd was no longer offering up any resistance to the officers, they could have ended his restraint,” former Sergeant David Pleoger told the jury.