Ahmaud Arbery: Three white men found guilty of murdering black jogger | ITV News





All three white men charged over the death of Ahmaud Arbery have been convicted of the black jogger’s murder.

The jury reached its decision following a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked a confrontation with Mr Arbery and defence attorneys said their clients were acting in self-defence.

The convictions for Greg McMichael, son Travis McMichael and neighbour William “Roddie” Bryan came after jurors, who were disproportionately white, deliberated for about 10 hours.

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“The spirit of Ahmaud defeated the lynch mob,” Ben Crump, the lawyer for Mr Arbery’s father, said outside the courthouse.

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