Court November 19, 2021
Black Pastor’s Prayer Vigil Was ‘Public Lynching,’ Says Defense Attorney in Ahmaud Arbery Killing
An attorney defending one of the men charged with Ahmaud Arbery’s murder in Brunswick, Georgia, asked the court on Friday for a mistrial, saying a prayer vigil held by Black pastors outside the court house on Thursday was akin to a “public lynching” of the defendants. Thursday’s prayer vigil was a direct response to attorney …
Court November 18, 2021
Ahmaud Arbery: Victim Never Threatened, Never Pulled a Weapon, Never Even Spoke, Says Travis McMichael
The defense rested its case on Thursday, and Judge Timothy Walmsley set closing arguments for Monday.
Court November 17, 2021
‘Very Angry’ Black Jogger Was ‘Closing In’ and ‘On Me in a Flash,’ Says Travis McMichael
‘This is a life-or-death situation, and I’m going to have to stop him from doing this, so I shot,’ says the man accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery.
Court November 15, 2021
Defense in Arbery Case Makes Second Attempt Remove Black Pastor From Courtroom: This Time, Jesse Jackson
The attorney for one of the men charged with killing Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery asked a judge Monday to toss the Rev Jesse Jackson from the courtroom. Kevin Gough, attorney for William “Roddie” Bryan, tried last week to have Rev Al Sharpton removed from the courtroom, as CrimeOnline previously reported. Gough later apologized, saying his …
Court October 17, 2021
Trial for 3 Men Accused in Murder of Ahmaud Arbery To Begin in Coastal Georgia
Jury selection begins Monday for the trial of three men accused of following and killing a Black jogger who ran through their coastal Georgia neighborhood in February 2020. Some 600 people are expected at the Selden Park Recreation Center in Brunswick — where jury selection has been moved to accommodate social distancing — as attorneys …
Court January 3, 2021
Ahmaud Arbery: Accused killers don’t want slain jogger to be called ‘victim’ during trial
The suspects accused of killing slain Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery apparently don’t want him to be referred to as a victim during their upcoming murder trial. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the lawyer for Gregory and Travis McMichael filed a motion at the Chatham County Superior Court, indicating that Arbery shouldn’t be referred …
Famous Murder Cases December 5, 2020
Scathing order explains why judge denied bond to father and son accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
Chatham County Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley denied bond last month to the father and son accused of killing Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery earlier this year, and this month the judge detailed his reasons for the denial in a strongly worded order filed with the court on Wednesday. Gregory McMichael, 64, and Travis McMichael, 34, …
Court November 12, 2020
Prosecutors read racist messages sent by man who shot Ahmaud Arbery
Travis and Gregory McMichael, the father and son accused of killing Arbery in February, are seeking bond while they await trial. The bond hearing will continue Friday.
Court June 5, 2020
Ahmaud Arbery: Judge upholds murder charges after explosive testimony of racism, violence
After listening to shocking testimony during a preliminary court hearing on Thursday, a Georgia judge upheld murder charges against three men accused of chasing 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery down and killing him. Judge Wallace E. Harrell of Glynn County Magistrate Court ruled that enough probable cause exists to uphold murder charges against Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael, …
Court June 4, 2020
WATCH LIVE: Court hearing for father & son suspects accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
-The preliminary hearings for Greg and Travis McMichael for the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery began Thursday morning.
-The suspects are facing murder and aggravated assault charges after following Arbery through a Brunswick neighborhood before Travis McMichael shot Arbery three times.
-Gregory McMichael would later tell investigators that they brought guns because they thought Arbery was armed, although an investigation determined that Arbery was unarmed.
-The suspects purportedly said they were attempting to make a citizen’s arrest when Arbery was killed.
Murder May 22, 2020
Suspect who filmed Ahmaud Arbery’s murder tried to use car to detain him before slaying, warrant reveals
William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., the man who filmed Ahmaud Arbery’s February 23 shooting death, attempted to use his vehicle to “confine and detain” Arbery in the minutes leading up to murder, federal authorities alleged in recently-released warrants. According to CNN, Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Director Vic Reynolds told reporters Friday that if they believed …