Three Georgia men sentenced to life in prison for ‘chilling’ Arbery murder

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Reuters

By Jonathan Allen (Reuters) -A Georgia judge sentenced Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for what he called the “chilling” 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man running through their mostly white neighborhood in the southern U.S. state. Judge Timothy Walmsley also gave a life sentence to their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan but ruled that he could seek parole after 30 years in prison, the minimum sentence allowed for murder under Georgia law. Echoing comments made by Arbery’s anguished relatives earlier in the h…

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