Attorneys at Chauvin Trial in Floyd Death Make Final Pitch

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After forty five witnesses in fourteen days of testimony closing arguments are set to begin later this morning in the trial of the former Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd's death attorneys are expected to deliver some of the same points they made in their opening statements like special prosecutor Jerry Blackwell referring to Derek chauvinist neon Lloyds neck for nine minutes and twenty nine seconds and it does not give up he delivers the rebuttal for the state but closing arguments start with prosecutor Steve Swisher then defense attorney Eric Nelson gets his turn during openings he argued Floyd's drug use and heart were to blame the use of force is not attractive but it is a necessary component of police jurors will be sequestered while they decide the fate of Chauvin charged with second and third degree murder and second degree manslaughter audio from court TV I'm Julie Walker

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