Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for murdering George Floyd in May 2020, after a trial that was widely seen as a watershed moment in the history of US policing.
A jury found Chauvin, 45, guilty on 20 April of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
Prosecutors had asked for a 30-year prison sentence, double the upper limit indicated in sentencing guidelines for a first-time offender.
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