Jury delivers guilty verdicts in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

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Arbery’s murder was part of a larger reckoning on racial injustice in America after a graphic video of his death was leaked.

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A jury in the US state of Georgia has indicted three men in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, whose fatal shooting last year sparked mass protests against racism and vigilantism in the United States.

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A jury found 35-year-old Travis McMichael guilty on Wednesday on all nine charges, including malice, felony, false imprisonment and aggravated assault.

His father, Gregory McMichael, 65, and his neighbor, William “Roddy” Bryan, 52, were also indicted on several counts, including felony.

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Three men – all of whom pleaded not guilty – were charged with stalking and fatally shooting Arbery in February 2020 as he drove through the coastal community of Satilla Shores, outside Brunswick, Georgia. was jogging.

The murder of the 25-year-old became part of a larger reckoning on racial injustice in the US after a graphic video of her death was leaked online two months later, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation took over the case, quickly arresting three men .

More to follow.

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