BREAKING: A jury has found the three men who killed Ahmaud Arbery as he was running along a Georgia road guilty of felony murder.…
Arbery was killed in February 2020 and though the unarmed man was gunned down in broad daylight, the men who admitted they had chased him in their trucks and killed him were not immediately arrested.…
It wasn’t until video of the shooting became public, drawing questions about how local authorities handled the investigation, that the three men were charged with murder.…
• Travis McMichael, who pulled the trigger and shot Arbery, was convicted of all nine charges.

• Greg McMichael was convicted on eight charges.

• William Bryan was convicted on six charges.

All three now face life in prison.…

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