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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