Travis McMichael Found Guilty of the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

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The Ahmaud Arbery shooting verdict is in. After two days of deliberation, the jury found Travis McMichael guilty on all nine counts.

After the first guilty verdict was read, a man excitedly shouted, “Woo!” He was asked to leave the courtroom before the judge continued to read the verdicts.

McMichael’s father Gregory was found not guilty on the first count of malice murder but found guilty on the other eight charges.

William R. “Roddy” Bryan was found not guilty on the first two counts of malice murder and felony murder. He was found guilty on counts three through nine.

The charges are as follows:

Count One – Malice Murder
Count Two – Felony Murder
Count Three – Felony Murder
Count Four – Felony Murder
Count Five – Felony Murder
Count Six – Aggravated Assault
Count Seven – Aggravated Assault
Count Eight – False Imprisonment
Count Nine – Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony

Visibly distraught, all defendants remained quiet.

The judge then asked if either prosecution or defense had anything they wished to say. The defense called for a juror poll. The judge proceeded to say to each juror, “You have verdicts read. Were these your verdicts then? And are these your verdicts now?” Each juror replied, “Yes, your honor.”

Sentencing will be scheduled for a future date. Felony murder charges bring a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole.

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