Three Defendants Sentenced To Life In Prison In Death Of Ahmaud Arbery — Update

Three Defendants Sentenced To Life In Prison In Death Of Ahmaud Arbery — Update
Fourth Update,12:09 Pm: Gregory McMichael and his son Travis were sentenced to life in prison without parole today in the death of Ahmaud Arbery.

A third defendant, William “Roddie” Bryan, who took the cellphone video of Arbery’s killing, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley announced the sentences on Friday.

The men were charged after a video surfaced that showed them tracking down Arbery as he jogged through the Satilla Shores neighborhood of coastal Georgia in February 2020. Bryan had taken the video of the chase, and that footage went viral, drawing calls for arrests to be made in Arbery’s death for an incident that happened months earlier.

The three men claimed self-defense and that they were making a citizens’ arrest, suspecting Arbery of burglary. They each faced a multitude of charges, including murder.

Prosecutors alleged that the men
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