Jury in Ahmaud Arbery death trial to hear closing arguments

2021-11-22 9:10:00 AM

Predominantly white jury heard 10 days of trial testimony

Jury in Ahmaud Arbery death trial to hear closing arguments

Predominantly white jury heard 10 days of trial testimony

Create Free Account Attorneys were scheduled to give closing arguments Monday in the murder trial of three white men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, whose death became part of a broader reckoning on racial injustice in the criminal legal system.According to federal prosecutors, Steven Arthur Martis, 77, of Bullhead City, Arizona, called the California Democrat's office on January 17, 2021, and left two voicemails, one indicating, "I'm coming to kill you," and a second claiming "you're dead.Create Free Account Ontario is reporting 728 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday and Quebec says it has 815 new cases, one day after a children’s vaccine was authorized for use by Health Canada.According to federal prosecutors, Steven Arthur Martis, 77, of Bullhead City, Arizona, called the California Democrat's office on January 17, 2021, and left two voicemails, one indicating, "I'm coming to kill you," and a second claiming "you're dead.

Prosecutors and defence attorneys were expected to spend hours making their final cases to the disproportionately white jury.The jurors heard 10 days of trial testimony that concluded last week, not long after the man who shot Arbery testified he pulled the trigger in self-defence.The two threatening voicemails received by Pelosi's office occurred after the FBI had already warned Martis following similar previous calls, the DOJ statement said.Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael grabbed guns and pursued Arbery in a pickup truck after spotting the 25-year-old Black man running in their neighbourhood on Feb.The number of new cases in Quebec is significantly above the seven-day average of 665.23, 2020.McCormick.A neighbour, William “Roddie” Bryan, joined the chase and recorded video of Travis McMichael opening fire as Arbery threw punches and grabbed for his shotgun.Martis is set to be sentenced in January 2022, according to the DOJ.

No one was charged in the killing until Bryan’s video leaked online two months later and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation took over the case from local police.Related Stories.Provincial data show almost 89 per cent of Ontarians 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and nearly 86 per cent have two.All three men face counts of murder and other charges.Defense attorneys say the men suspected Arbery had burglarized a house under construction and intended to hold him until police arrived.Prosecutors say there’s no evidence Arbery committed any crimes in the neighbourhood.Quebec says 2,190 people received a first dose of vaccine and 3,524 received a second dose in the previous 24 hours.They say the men chased Arbery for five minutes and used their trucks to prevent him from fleeing before McMichael shot him.

Arbery had enrolled at a technical college and was preparing to study to become an electrician like his uncles when he was killed.The McMichaels told police they suspected Arbery was a burglar because security cameras had recorded him several times in the unfinished house on their street.Ontario is expected to receive its first doses of the pediatric vaccine on Sunday night, with public health units across the province gearing up to inoculate their five-to-11 population starting next week..

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