Ahmaud Arbery supporters happy but say there's ‘a lot of work to do’ after verdict

Posted 8 days ago



A crowd outside the Glynn County Courthouse chanted for justice after guilty verdicts were read in the Ahmaud Arbery trial.

"What do we want? Justice! When did we get it? Today!" they chanted.

"My friends, his family, they can sleep now," Linda Gamble told Fox News. "They can rest. There is going to be a chair empty at their dinner table, but they can look at that empty chair and see peace."

Dana Roberts Beckham, who burst into tears as the verdicts were read, said, "We got justice for this brother, but we got a lot of work to do."

"There are so many slain victims around Georgia, around this country, but we are going to take a stand," she added. "We are little Davids, but we are going against these Goliaths. This is wrong, and we have to stand up."

Jurors in Brunswick, Georgia, on Wednesday found Travis McMichael and his father, Greg McMichael, guilty on nearly all counts, including felony murder, capping off an intense trial surrounding the February 2020 shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.

The jury also found the McMichaels' neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, guilty of felony murder.

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