Man Who Fatally Shot Ahmaud Arbery Will Appeal Verdict, Says Attorney

Man Who Fatally Shot Ahmaud Arbery Will Appeal Verdict, Says Attorney


Travis McMichael will appeal his guilty verdict, his attorney said Wednesday, according to The New York Times, in the hours after a jury found him guilty of malice murder and felony murder in the 2020 slaying of Ahmaud Arbery.

The murder trial, which came to a close on Wednesday, ended in Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael — his father — and neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan receiving convictions for various charges, including felony murder, aggravated assault, and false imprisonment. The three each face up to life in prison, and will be sentenced at a later date.

Jason Sheffield, an attorney, said that Travis and his father “honestly” believed “what they were doing was the right thing to do,” according to The New York Times.

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