Three accused in the death of unarmed young black Ahmaud Arbery convicted of murder

U.S.A.Three accused in the death of unarmed young black...

  • Although the eldest McMichael and Brian are acquitted of intentional manslaughter, the conviction for murder could result in a life sentence for all three.

NS death of Ahmaud Arbery On February 23 last year in a residential neighborhood of Brunswick in the southern state of Georgia, some people, including Joe Biden, were seen when he was a candidate for President of the United States, denoted as “A”. the killing& rdquo; of the XXI century. That day, Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was running across the Satilla Beaches when Travis McMichael, his father Greg McMichael and William Bryan, three white men, They started chasing him and surrounded him. the youngest of the mcmichaels Shooting and killed him. this Wednesday, All three have been found guilty of murder Arbery and other charges.

Although the elder McMichael and Brian are acquitted of intentional manslaughter, the conviction for murder may lead to all three of them. life sentence, And all three have also been charged with Arbery’s death. federal hate crime case The decision of which will start in February.

“civilian arrest”

Testing has been followed extensively Interest in USA. It is conducted in parallel with the criminal process that ended last week with the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse for the deaths of two people in Kenosha protests against racial injustice in 2020 and the civil case involving white supremacist groups linked on Tuesday. was convicted. 2017 Protests in Charlottesville. And all three tests have raised explosive questions about race, guns, and “vigilance.”

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In the Arbery case and the convictions of McMichael and Brian, Jury, with only one black member (Despite the fact that minorities represent about 30% of the population in the county), it has rejected the three men’s defense allegations that their intention was only “civil arrest& rdquo; There was some robbery in a locality. And the verdict justifies the prosecution’s argument that Arbery, who He was unarmed, he was in no danger And they had no reason or excuse to consider the young man suspected of having committed an offense or to have given him legal protection to persecute him.

NS The slowness with which the authorities acted In that case, over the next 74 days without arrest, despite the video Brian recorded from his phone, he contributed to the warming of spirits and protests about racial injustice in the United States, tensions that last weeks after death. later exploded at the hands of the police George Floyd and Minneapolis.

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