A Minnesota Judicial Department spokesperson informed Fox Information that there was an entry for the sentencing however paperwork haven’t been filed but. The sentencing will happen at 1:30 p.m.
Jurors discovered Chauvin, 45, responsible of second-degree unintentional homicide, third-degree homicide and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s loss of life final yr following a three-week trial. Video footage of him pinning his knee on Floyd’s neck sparked a nationwide reckoning over race and policing.
He’s being held within the Minnesota Division of Corrections Oak Park Heights facility in Stillwater.
The unintentional homicide cost — probably the most severe of the fees — carries a sentence of as much as 40 years. The others carry sentences of 25 and 10 years.
Prosecutors are looking for an “upward sentencing departure,” which means that Hennepin County Choose Peter Cahill can weigh different components within the case, together with that Chauvin allegedly abused his authority when Floyd died and that the killing occurred in entrance of a kid.
Underneath Minnesota sentencing tips, first-time offenders may obtain a 12 1/2-year sentence for a homicide cost and 4 years for manslaughter.
Chauvin stays on “administrative segregation” standing for his security and is assigned to the jail’s administrative management unit, a Division of Corrections spokesperson informed Fox Information earlier this week.
Fox Information’ Edmund DeMarche contributed to this report.