George Floyd's family describes heart-wrenching experience in the courtroom during Derek Chauvin's trial, attorney says

By Amir Vera8 days ago


(CNN)An attorney representing the family of George Floyd told CNN on Sunday being in the courtroom for the trial of the former police officer accused of killing Floyd has been “heart-wrenching.“

The highly anticipated trial of Derek Chauvin began Monday with video showing Floyd's final moments. Chauvin, 45, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges.

Only one member from the Floyd and Chauvin families will be allowed to attend the trial in Minneapolis because of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, a judge ruled in the case.

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