Georgia jury ends first day of deliberations with no verdict in Arbery killing

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Reuters

By Rich McKay and Jonathan Allen BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) -A Georgia jury deliberated for more than six hours on Tuesday without reaching a verdict on murder and other charges against three white men who chased and shot Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who ran through their mostly white neighborhood. Jurors are weighing evidence from the more than two dozen witnesses called since the panel was sworn in two weeks ago. These included Travis McMichael, the only defendant to take the witness stand, who said he fired his shotgun at Arbery in self defense. McMichael, 35, his father Gregory McMichael, 65, …

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