Jury Finds All Three Defendants Guilty in the Killing of Arbery, a Black Man Shot While Jogging Last Year


A Georgia jury has found all three defendants guilty in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot as he jogged through a neighborhood last year.

The three defendants — Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. — were accused of killing Arbery after chasing him through a Georgia neighborhood as he jogged.

The jury found Travis McMichael, the man who shot Arbery, guilty of malice murder, four counts of felony murder and several other charges. Gregory McMichael, was found guilty of felony murder. Bryan, who filmed the shooting and, along with the McMichaels, chased Arbery as he jogged, was also found guilty of felony murder, according to CNN.

The trio also faces federal hate crime charges in a trial that will begin in February.

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