Defense Rests Without Chauvin Testimony at Murder Trial
Closing arguments are set to begin Monday morning, after which the jury will get the case.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two weeks. Closing arguments are set to begin Monday morning, after which the jury will get the case. Before the jury was brought into the courtroom, Chauvin, his COVID-19 mask removed in a rare…