UPDATED 7:55 AM PT – Wednesday, November 24, 2021
All three men are found guilty of murder in connection with the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. After deliberating around nine-hours over two-days, the judge read the jury’s verdict Wednesday on a string of counts against the men.
Ahmaud Arbery’s mother Wanda Cooper-Jones reacts to the guilty verdicts for the 3 men who killed her son. pic.twitter.com/P8T8sukMOL
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Travis McMichael was found guilty on all nine charges ranging from murder to aggravated assault. Gregory McMichael was found not guilty of malice murder and guilty on all other charges, including felony murder. William Bryan Junior was found not guilty on three charges and guilty on six others, including felony murder and aggravated assault.
Arbery was shot while jogging back in February 2020 with the men claiming self-defense while performing an alleged citizen’s arrest.
Scene outside Glynn County Courthouse after verdict in Ahmaud Arbery case pic.twitter.com/BngOmfEtnU
— Jenny Jarvie (@JennyJarvie) November 24, 2021