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2nd LD Writethru: Convict in Floyd murder case Chauvin asks for new trial

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

WASHINGTON, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering black man George Floyd, filed a request Tuesday asking for a new trial.
The motion, filed by Chauvin's attorney Eric Nelson, cites factors including "the interests of justice; abuse of discretion that deprived the Defendant of a fair trial; prosecutorial and jury misconduct; errors of law at trial; and a verdict that is contrary to law."
Chauvin was convicted on April 20 of second-degree uni ...