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All 3 defendants found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-11-24 13:54:17 –

Brunswick, Georgia (AP) — All three men charged with the death of Amado Arbury were convicted of murder on Wednesday.

The jury reached a decision after more than 10 hours of deliberation after a trial in which the prosecutor claimed that the defendant had caused a conflict with Arbury and the defense lawyer stated that the client was acting in self-defense. Did.

Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael jump into a pickup truck with a gun after seeing them running in the neighborhood outside Brunswick, Georgia’s port city in February 2020, a 25-year-old black man. I chased a man. Neighbor William “Rodi” Brian Travis McMichael joined the chase with his own pickup and recorded cell phone video that he shot Arbury deadly.

File – This combination of reserved photos provided by Glynn County Detention Center, Georgia, from left, Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, William “Rodi” Brian Jr. (Glynn County Detention Center via AP, File) ) Is shown. )

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After two months later the graphic video was leaked online, the killing of Arbury became part of a larger national calculation of racial injustice. Prosecutors did not claim that racism was the motive for the killings, but federal officials charged all three with hate crimes and claimed to have pursued and killed Arbury because he was black. The three defendants are all white. They will be tried in February.

The man was charged with murder, weighted assault, imprisonment and imprisonment.

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