Derek Chauvin sentencing day moved to June 25

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MINNEAPOLIS, Min. (WLAX/WEUX) – The sentencing date for convicted murderer Derek Chauvin has been moved to June 25.

Last week a jury found the former Minneapolis Police Officer guilty in the 2020 killing of George Floyd. 

His sentencing date was originally set for June 16 but was rescheduled to June 25.

The maximum sentence allowed in Minnesota for second-degree unintentional murder is up to 40 years in prison. For third-degree murder, the maximum is 25 years. The maximum for second-degree manslaughter is 10 years and or a 20,000-dollar fine.

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