Father, son and neighbour convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

Father, son and neighbour convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia



A jury delivered guilty verdicts on Wednesday November 24, on murder charges against three White men including a father and son who chased and shot Ahmaud Arbery as the 25-year-old black man jogged last year through their Glynn County, Georgia, neighborhood.



The verdict was delivered by the jury, consisting of one Black man and 11 white men and women, after about a two-week trial in the coastal city of Brunswick in a case that hinged on whether the defendants had a right to confront the unarmed 25-year-old jogger last year on a hunch he was fleeing a crime.



Travis McMichael, who fired the shots, was found guilty on all nine counts, including malice murder and four counts of felony murder. He faces a minimum sentence of life in prison on the murder charges.



His father, Gregory McMichael, was found not guilty of malice murder but guilty of felony murder and all other charges. He now faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.



Their neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, was found guilty of three counts felony murder, one count of aggravated assault, false imprisonment, and criminal attempt to commit a felony. He was not convicted of malice murder, one count of felony murder, and one count of aggravated assault.Latest Post
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