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Derek Chauvin nearing federal plea deal, report says

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Former Minnesota police officer and convicted killer Derek Chauvin is nearing a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Minneapolis station WCCO-TV is reporting. Citing multiple sources, WCCO reports that Chauvin could get a 20- to 25-year sentence to run concurrently with the 22.5-year state sentence he was given last week for the May 25, 2020, murder of unarmed civilian George Floyd. He would also serve his sentence in a federal prison if the alleged deal is reached. The 45-year-old former cop could face life behind bars if he goes to trial and loses again. On Friday, Chauvin delivered a cryptic…

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