The jury reached its decision after more than 10 hours of deliberations following a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked a confrontation with Arbery and defense attorneys said their clients were acting in self-defense. The men were charged with murder, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and attempted false imprisonment. Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael grabbed guns and jumped in a pickup truck to pursue the 25-year-old man after seeing him running in their neighborhood outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick in February 2020. Their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan joined the pursuit in his own pickup and recorded cellphone video of Travis McMichael fatally shooting Arbery.
The Judge now has to determine every ones sentence of murder and other charges put out. Including assault and more.
The Jurys sentences fins all felony counts as guilty.
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