White father, son charged with murder in Ahmaud Arbery case

Gregory Johns McMichael, Travis James McMichael
Posted at 8:31 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 20:40:48-04

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) —More than two months after a black man was shot to death while running through a Georgia neighborhood, the white father and son arrested in the case had their first court appearance on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault. The investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery seemed stalled by local authorities until this week, when a video of the shooting was shared widely on social media. Gregory and Travis McMichael were booked into the Glynn County Jail and had their first court appearance by video Friday afternoon. The judge spent roughly a minute reading each man his rights and the charges faced.