Derek Chauvin trial | Day 5

by 24USATVApril 2, 2021, 6 p.m. 39
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The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin headed into its fifth day of testimony after witnesses revealed new details about George Floyd's fatal encounter with police. Chauvin's former police supervisor, retired Minneapolis Police Sergeant David Pleoger, testified Thursday that the officers' use of force against Floyd could have ended once the man stopped resisting. Earlier in the day, Floyd’s girlfriend Courteney Ross took the stand, and broke down in tears as she spoke about their relationship. She described Floyd as a “mama’s boy” who was devastated by his mother’s death in 2018. She said he was an active person who liked to lift weights and play sports. But she also said the couple struggled with opioid addiction, which they had both tried to beat. #DerekChauvin #GeorgeFloyd CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​ Watch CBSN live: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7c​ Download the CBS News app: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8​ Follow CBS News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/​ Like CBS News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbsnews​ Follow CBS News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/cbsnews​ Subscribe to our newsletters: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T​ Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZ For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]

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