Amad Arbury’s murderers Travis and Gregory McMichael have agreed to a judicial deal with the prosecutor in the Federal Hate Climb Case of Black Jogger’s 2020 Murder in Georgia. Submission to court Submitted on Sunday night.
Important reason: Arbury family lawyer Issue a statement They said they were “strongly opposed” to the plea bargain prior to the hate crime trial scheduled for February 7, and said they would oppose the agreement in court on Monday.
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Travis McMichael and his father, Gregory McMichael, with William “Rody” Brian Sentenced to life imprisonment Earlier this month, they had shown that they were acquitted of hate crimes for the killing of 25-year-old Arbury.
What they are saying: “The deal in this back room represents a betrayal to the devastated Arbury family, “the Arbury family tweeted. Lawyer Lee Merit The beginning of Monday.
detail: trio Each was billed One count of hate crimes accuses of obstructing the right to life imprisonment.
A federal prosecutor also charged all three with an attempted kidnapping. McMichael’s is also guilty of a gun breach.
Brian said he pleaded not guilty to the indictment, but the submission was not announced.
The prosecutor said in the filing that copies of the two judicial transactions were submitted to the court, but these were not announced immediately. GPB News Benjamin PainThe person who obtained the documents to be submitted by the court.
Big picture: Arberry’s three white murderers Convicted last November For his February 23, 2020 murder.
Prosecutors tracked the case only after the video footage of the murder Infected with virus in May In 2020, it caused national anger.
DOJ representatives did not immediately respond to Axios’ request for comment.
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