Chauvin not to testify at George Floyd murder trial
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Minneapolis (AFP) – Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Thursday he would not testify at his murder trial for the death of George Floyd as the prosecution and defense rested in the high-profile case. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill gave the nine-woman, five-man jury a day off on Friday and said closing arguments would be held on Monday. Before prosecutors and the defense questioned a final witness, Chauvin told the judge he was invoking his constitutional right against self-incrimination. “I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” he said. “Is this your decision –…

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