One of the white men charged in the shooting death of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery called his former boss — the Georgia prosecutor later accused of botching the case — asking her for help from the crime scene, according to reports.
Audio played in court Friday allegedly showed Gregory McMichael, a former investigator for Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson, calling the DA after the Feb. 23 fatal shooting — in what prosecutors called an attempt to “influence or obstruct the investigation,” CNN reported.
“Jackie, this is Greg,” McMichael said in a voicemail played by prosecutor Jesse Evans. “Could you call me as soon as you possibly can? My (inaudible) and I been involved in a shooting and I need some advice right away. Could you please call me as soon as you possibly can?”
According to Evans, the message “shows from day one there was an attempt by these defendants to influence and obstructed the investigation of this