From MPR News: A Hennepin Co. judge has granted Chauvin’s motion to dismiss the 3rd-degree murder charge (other charges remain)



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  1. Avatar Jaybird

    Judge’s reasoning given here:


    • Avatar Stillwater in reply to Jaybird

      “The judge in the George Floyd case has decided *not* to dismiss charges against the former MPD officers, with the exception of 3rd degree murder against Derek Chauvin. 2nd Degree murder and manslaughter still stand.”

      Thread starts here:

      “3rd degree murder is often described as someone who would “Fire a gun at a moving train” or drive a car into a crowd of people on a sidewalk.” “Report

  2. Avatar George Turner

    One of the officers with Chauvin gave Floyd CPR. I was shocked that we hadn’t seen that footage sometime when American cities were being set on fire, which of course is still going on.Report

  3. Avatar DensityDuck

    I can’t find it because poster archives are broken, but my prediction was that he’d bargain the whole thing down to “all charges dropped, dismissed from the force with no credit for service”…Report

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