Derek Chauvin is an American former Police Officer who convicted of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020. He was a member of the MPD since around 2001 and had graduated from Metropolitan State University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement. He served the United States Army reserve from 1996-2004 and in military force between 1996- 2000.
On the evening of May 25, 2020, Chauvin was involved in the third-degree murder of George Floyd to the ground be kneeling on his neck for 9 mint and 29 sec as Floyd lay face down, handcuffed behind his back and repeatedly crying out and he can’t breathe during the arrest. After this, He was arrested on May 29 and fired from the department along with.
Derek Chauvin Early life
Derek Chauvin was born on March 19, 1976 n Oaked in Minnesota U.S, it is estimated that he is 45 years old, and it seems difficult to find the exact date of his birthday celebration.
The history of his family background is not known, however, his mother was a housewife and his father was a certified public accountant. At the early age of Chauvin, his parents were divorced and live separately.
Derek Chauvin Height
Regarding Chauvin’s body stature, he stands at the towering height of 5’12’’ and his body weight is just about 73 kg. He has brown eyes and the color of his hair is also brown.
Derek Chauvin Wife
He married Kellie Chauvin in 2010, who is a radiologist at Hennepin County Medical Center and has no children from her but Kellie has two children from her ex-husband. When Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd, her wife got divorced by him.
Derek Chauvin’s Verdict
At Hennepin County Government Center, the judge Peter Chill read out the verdict against Derek Chauvin as he was found guilty of the murder of George. Peter thanked the Jury for its heavy-duty service and after having 3 weeks of court testimony, it was over to convicted killer Chauvin and he was charged for:
- Second-degree murder
- Third-degree murder
- Second-degree manslaughter.
The jury revoked Chauvin’s bail and he will remain in public custody until his sentencing which is scheduled for June. The reaction of the audience gathering outside the court was loud and there was a celebration in the whole country after they heard the first of 3 guilty verdicts. At the same time, a GoFundMe page for George Floyd has raised more than $ 1.1 million in just five days. He faces a maximum of 40 years in jail but because of aggravated force, the prosecution could seek an even longer prison sentence. Chauvin is being observed by guards for a safety issue, not just as suicide risks, but also from other inmates with a violent criminal history.
The Minnesota Department of Correction released Chauvin’s new booking photo mugshot after his conviction of killing the George Floyd he faced by a 12 person Jury on Tuesday and booked into the Oak Park Heights top-security prison. In booking photo shows, 45 years old Chauvin in a typical prison dress over a white T-shirt.
Derek Chauvin’s Net worth
Derek served as a police officer since 2019 until he was charged with the murder of George. During his career, his net worth is about $ 500k.