US judge sentences Ahmaud Arbery’s killers to life in prison

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Three white men have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Black jogger in the US state of Georgia.

The judge said two of them, father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael, would spend the life term without the possibility of parole.

Ahmaud Arbery was hunted down while he was out for a run in a mostly white neighbourhood in 2020.

Al Jazeera’s @Shihab Rattansi reports.

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In This Story: Ahmaud Arbery

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Marquez Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African-American man, was fatally shot after being pursued and confronted by Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, who were armed and driving a pickup truck.

The shooting happened on a neighborhood street in Satilla Shores, a community near Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia, USA and was recorded on video by a neighbor of the McMichaels, who was following Arbery in another vehicle.

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Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human with malice aforethought. This state of mind may, depending upon the jurisdiction, distinguish murder from other forms of unlawful homicide, such as manslaughter.

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