Musicians React To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

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Musicians expressed their relief at the guilty verdict delivered towards Derek Chauvin overnight (April 20th).

The former police officer was charged following the death of George Floyd, who died during an attempted arrest.

Floyd’s death was captured on camera, widely shared across social media – protests in the aftermath of the incident spread from the United States to Europe and beyond.

A jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of second and third degree murder, and manslaughter; he will now be sentenced in the coming weeks.

George Floyd’s death cause convulsions across the world, and touched a number of musicians.

Following the verdict, many expressed both relief and frustration online:

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