Derek Chauvin will spend 22.5 years in prison – level 1

30-06-2021 15:00

Four police officers arrest a black man in May 2020. The man´s name is George Floyd. He dies. This happens in Minneapolis, US. After this, many protests start all over the world.

Derek Chauvin is one of the police officers. Last week, a judge sends him to prison for 22.5 years.

Chauvin murders Floyd. Chauvin´s mother says that he is a good man. The judge says that Chauvin is very cruel. It is very hard for Floyd´s family. They watch the video of the arrest.

Chauvin will stay in prison for at least 15 years. He must never keep a gun in his life.

Difficult words: arrest (when someone does something bad and he must stay with police), judge (a person who decides what happens to someone who does something bad), cruel (when a person hurts somebody else or an animal, and he likes it).

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