Derek Chauvin is allegedly negotiating with prosecutors, according to Town Hall.
Derek Chauvin says in brief statement before sentencing: "I do want to give my condolences to the Floyd family. There's going to be some other information in the future that would be of interest, and I hope things will give you some peace of mind." https://t.co/1pe5DBkZ8g pic.twitter.com/bhiAlHYoML
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Chauvin said, “There’s gonna be some other information in the future that would be of interest and I hope things will give you some peace of mind.”
From Town Hall:
WCCO also reports that “as part of a possible plea deal Chauvin would have to publicly explain what he did to Floyd and why.” In return, “Chauvin could get a 20- to 25-year sentence, which he would serve at the same time as the state sentence, and that he would serve his time in federal not state prison.”
Without a plea, Chauvin risks being convicted in federal court — as he was on all charges brought against him by Minnesota prosecutors — for using excessive force against George Floyd and depriving Floyd of his civil rights, for which “Chauvin could face life in prison,” according to WCCO.