The three men who chased and they killed Ahmaud Arbery, a man Afro-American 25-year-old who was jogging through her neighborhood of Georgia, were declared guilty of murder charges.
The high-profile shooting happened in 2020, and during the 10 weeks it took law enforcement to make the first arrests, protests erupted over racial injustice.
Travis McMicheal, his father, Greg McMichael, and his neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan were cconvicted of murdering Arbery, that he was unarmed, after chasing him in February of last year and claim, without proof, that he had been involved in a series of robberies in his neighborhood, but the investigations determined that the young man only went out for a run to exercise when the father and son “hunted” and killed the African-American man
All three involved in the murder were found guilty
On Wednesday, the jury issued unanimous decisions, convicting Travis McMichael (who opened fire on Arbery three times with a shotgun) on all nine counts, including the charges of malice and murder.
Greg McMichael was convicted of eight of the nine counts, including felony murder, and Bryan, who chased Arbery in a vehicle separated and did not carry a firearm, he was declared guilty of six of the nine charges, also included the felony murder charge.
Each of the three men appeared before the judge, Timothy Walmsley, who read the verdicts in the courtroom before taking the defendants into custody. Neither of the men expressed their emotions as the verdicts were read.
Ahmaud Arbery finally got justice
In the courtroom, Marcus Arbery, Ahmaud’s father, was heard shouting triumphantly when the first guilty verdict was read, while young Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, began to cry when the last verdict was heard. guilty, because after several months those guilty of the murder of his son will finally pay for the crimes.
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