Arbery’s Shooter Withdraws Guilty Plea on Hate Crime Charge

1 year ago
BRUNSWICK, Ga.—The man convicted of murder for shooting Ahmaud Arbery withdrew his guilty plea on a federal hate crime charge Friday, electing to stand trial for a second time in the 2020 killing of the black man. Travis McMichael reversed his plan to plead guilty in the federal case days after a U.S. District Court judge rejected terms of a plea deal between defense attorneys and prosecutors that was met with passionate objections by Arbery’s parents. Asked by U.S. District Judge Li...
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