Ahmaud Arbery Killers Found GUILTY of Federal Hate Crimes

Written by on February 22, 2022

New updates have arrived in the case of the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery.

Jury Begins Deliberations in Arbery Hate Crimes Trial - The New York Times

A jury found defendants Travis McMichael, his father Greg McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan guilty on all counts in a federal hate crimes trial.

The three men were charged with violating Arbery’s civil rights, kidnapping, and in the case of the McMichaels, there was an additional charge for use of a firearm to commit a crime.

In total, the jury deliberated over the decision for four hours NPR Reports.

Previously, the three of them had been convicted of murdering Arbery. As a result, they were sentenced to life in prison

In a statement, Arbery’s mother said:

“As a mother I will never heal. They gave us a small sense of victory, but we will never get victory because Ahmaud is dead.”

The federal charges can carry a maximum life sentence. The defendants will have 14 days to file appeals. A sentencing date will be set for later date.

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