All three males who have been discovered responsible within the killing of Ahmaud Arbery face the potential for life in jail when they’re sentenced.
Travis McMichael, who shot and killed Arbery, was convicted on all 9 counts. 5 of the counts — malice homicide and 4 counts of felony homicide — carry a potential life sentence.
His father, Gregory McMichael, was discovered responsible of all however the first rely — malice homicide. He faces potential life in jail for the 4 counts of felony homicide that he was convicted on.
The third defendant, William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., was convicted on six of the 9 costs. He was discovered not responsible of malice homicide, not responsible on one of many felony homicide counts and never responsible of aggravated assault with a firearm. However Bryan may nonetheless get sentenced to life in jail since he was convicted on three of the felony murders counts.
The decide didn’t schedule sentencing at present however he mentioned he plans to set a date within the coming weeks.
Here is a breakdown of every of the counts that defendants have been charged with within the case, together with the utmost penalties:
Rely 1: Malice homicide
Rely 2: Felony homicide (Felony offense: Aggravated assault with a firearm)
Rely 3: Felony homicide (Felony offense: Aggravated assault with pickup vans)
Rely 4: Felony homicide (Felony offense: False imprisonment)
Rely 5: Felony Homicide (Felony offense: Legal try and commit a felony)
Rely 6: Aggravated assault (with firearms)
Rely 7: Aggravated assault (with pickup vans)
Rely 8: False imprisonment
Rely 9: Legal try and commit a felony