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Hundreds of people gathered in the street outside Hennepin County Center for a rally after the news of a guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Hundreds of people gathered in the street outside Hennepin County Center for a rally after the news of a guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
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Derek Chauvin, a former police officer for the State of Minneapolis in the United States, was convicted on Tuesday of murdering George Floyd in May last year after a racially charged trial.

During his trial, Dr David Fowler, a South African-trained pathologist, made headlines for dismissing Chauvin's role in Floyd's death. He ascribed the death to a heart condition, among others.

Floyd died after Chauvin, a 19-year veteran of the police force, kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes.

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