Roundup: 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 African American George Floyd, filed a request Tuesday 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 ...