The jury in Ahmaud Arbery’s death set for Day 2 of deliberations

  • Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020, Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William “Roddie” Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Defense attorney Franklin Hogue looks at accused Travis McMichael during the trial against William "Roddie" Bryan, McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Defense attorney Franklin Hogue looks at accused Travis McMichael during the trial of William “Roddie” Bryan, McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020, Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski watches during the trial against William "Roddie" Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski watches during the trial of William “Roddie” Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Glynn. County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Defense attorney Franklin Hogue reacts during the trial against William "Roddie" Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Defense attorney Franklin Hogue is responding during the trial of William “Roddie” Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 on Glynn. County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Judge Timothy Walmsley reads and explains the charges to the jury during the trial against William "Roddie" Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Judge Timothy Walmsley reads and explains the charges to the jury during the trial of William “Roddie” Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020, Tuesday, November 23rd. , 2021, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Judge Timothy Walmsley reads and explains the charges to the jury during the trial against William "Roddie" Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga.  (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Judge Timothy Walmsley reads and explains the charges to the jury during the trial of William “Roddie” Bryan, Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020, Tuesday, November 23rd. , 2021, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William “Roddie” Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)

    Defendant Travis McMichael watches during his trial with William “Roddie” Bryan and Gregory McMichael, all charged with the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (Octavio Jones / Pool Photo via AP)
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  • Rabbi Rachael Bregman of Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, Ga.  prays with Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery's mother, as she arrives at the Glynn County Courthouse, where three men are being prosecuted for the murder and other charges of her son's death, Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Terry Dickson / The Brunswick News via AP)

    Rabbi Rachael Bregman of Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, Ga. prays with Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, as she arrives at the Glynn County Courthouse, where three men are being prosecuted for the murder and other charges of her son’s death, Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Terry Dickson / The Brunswick News via AP)
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  • Rabbi Rachael Bregman, left, from Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, Ga.  prays with Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery's mother, as she arrives at the Glynn County Courthouse, where three men are being prosecuted for the murder and other charges of her dead son, Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Terry Dickson / The Brunswick News via AP)

    Rabbi Rachael Bregman, left, from Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, Ga. prays with Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, as she arrives at the Glynn County Courthouse, where three men are being prosecuted for the murder and other charges of her dead son, Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Terry Dickson / The Brunswick News via AP)
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  • BRUNSWICK, Ga. – The jury’s discussions were scheduled to resume for another day Wednesday in the trial of three white men accused of chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery after the 25-year-old black man was seen running in their coastal neighborhood in Georgia.

    The disproportionately white jury received the case around noon Tuesday and spent about six hours pondering before adjourning without a verdict in the trial of father and son Greg and Travis McMichael and their neighbor William ‘Roddie’ Bryan.

    District Court Judge Timothy Walmsley asked the jurors to meet again at 8.30 Wednesday.

    McMichaels told police they suspected Arbery was a fugitive burglar when they armed themselves and jumped into a pickup truck to chase him on February 23, 2020. Bryan participated in the pursuit as they passed his house and recorded cell phone video of Travis McMichael, who blew up Arbery at 6 p.m. close with a shotgun as Arbery threw blows and grabbed the weapon.

    Arbery’s killings became part of a larger national inventory of racial injustice after the graphic video of his death leaked online two months later, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation took over the case and quickly arrested the three men. Each of them is charged with murder and other crimes.

    Defense attorneys allege that McMichaels attempted to arrest a lawful citizen as they left for Arbery, in an attempt to detain and interrogate him as a suspected burglar after he was seen running from a nearby home under construction.

    Travis McMichael testified that he shot Arbery in self-defense, saying the running man turned and attacked with his fists as he ran past the idle truck where Travis McMichael was standing with his shotgun.

    Prosecutors said there was no evidence that Arbery had committed crimes in the defendants’ neighborhoods. He was enrolled in a technical school and was preparing at the time to study to be an electrician just like his uncles.

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