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Closing arguments expected in the trial of Derek Chuavin in the death of George Floyd.
Judge Peter Cahill told the 14 members of the jury that they should return to court at 9 a.m. CDT Monday and be prepared to hear closing arguments from attorneys on both sides. After Following that, Cahill will instruct the jurors on the laws in the case before the panel members start verdict deliberations. Two members of the jury will be informed that they were alternates and will not be part of deliberations.
The jury will be sequestered during its deliberations.
Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s death last Memorial Day. If convicted of the most serious charge, he could face 10½ years to 15 years in prison under sentencing guidelines for first-time offenders. He could receive a lesser term.
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