The former Minneapolis Police officer seen on video pressing his knee into a Black man’s neck until he died was sentenced to an additional 21 years in prison on federal charges Thursday.
Chauvin was previously sentenced to 22 1/2 years on state murder and manslaughter charges for the killing of George Floyd, who could be seen and heard on camera telling the officer that he couldn’t breathe during his arrest in May 2020. Chauvin constricted the man’s airway with his knee for nearly 10 minutes before his death.