A prosecutor on Wednesday introduced that three males have been indicted on homicide expenses within the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.
Prosecutor Joyette Holmes stated a Glynn County grand jury has indicted Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. on expenses together with malice and felony homicide within the demise Arbery.
Arbery was slain Feb. 23 when the McMichaels, a white father and son, armed themselves and pursued the 25-year-old Black man working of their neighbourhood. Greg informed police he suspected Arbery was a burglar and that Arbery attacked his son earlier than being shot.
Bryan lives in the identical subdivision, simply exterior the port metropolis of Brunswick. Bryan stated he noticed the McMichaels driving by and joined the chase, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent testified earlier this month.
It wasn’t till Could 7 — two days after Bryan’s cellphone video leaked on-line and stirred a nationwide outcry — that the McMichaels have been charged. Bryan was arrested Could 22 on expenses of felony homicide and felony try and commit false imprisonment. An arrest warrant says Bryan tried “to restrict and detain” Arbery with out authorized authority by “using his automobile on a number of events” earlier than Arbery was shot.
Along with the malice and homicide expenses, the McMichaels and Bryan every are charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one rely every of false imprisonment and felony try and commit false imprisonment.