(ReclaimingAmerica.net) – BREAKING NOW: Just moments ago, in what can only be described as a tense courtroom, the judge in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial handed down stiff sentences to the three men convicted of chasing Arbery down in the middle of a residential street in broad daylight and killing him with multiple shotgun blasts while the entire scene was recorded on a cellphone.
At trial, the coroner had testified that the shotgun blasts nearly cut Arbery’s body in half.
Here are the sentences the judge imposed:
- Gregory McMichael was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
- Travis McMichael was sentenced to life plus 20 years without the possibility of parole.
- William Bryan Jr. was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
According to the Savannah Morning News:
“Father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan were convicted on Nov. 24 of murdering Arbery by a jury of 11 white people and one Black man.
“Travis McMichael, 35, the triggerman behind Arbery’s killing, was convicted of malice murder, four counts of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, false imprisonment, and criminal attempt to commit a felony.
“His father, Gregory McMichael, 65, was convicted on the same charges, except for malice murder. Bryan, 52, was convicted of three counts of felony murder, one count of aggravated assault, false imprisonment, and criminal attempt to commit a felony (false imprisonment).”
This is a breaking news report.
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The three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery on Feb. 23, 2020, were sentenced today by Judge Timothy Walmsley. https://t.co/COGwWZLzsX
— The Brunswick News (@Brunswick_News) January 7, 2022