Official: Investigation of Arbery Slaying Finished Soon

May 22, 2020

The official in charge said Georgia’s state investigation into the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery should be finished soon. Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds told a news conference Friday that he anticipates his agency will wrap up its investigation in a “relatively short period of time.

This booking photo provided by the Glynn County Sheriff’s Office shows William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., who was jailed Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Brunswick, Ga., on charges of felony murder and attempted false imprisonment. Bryan is the third person charged in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery on Feb. 23, when a white father and son armed themselves and pursued Arbery after seeing him running in their neighborhood.
Credit Glynn County Sheriff’s Office via AP

The announcement followed the arrest Thursday of a third suspect, the man whose cellphone video of Arbery’s shooting stirred a national outcry.  William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. was charged  with felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. Bryan recorded the video of Gregory and Travis McMichael confronting Arbery.