Home PoliticsAfrica News Accused killer; Travis McMichael told the police that the victim Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man jogging was “trapped like a rat.” before he and his alleged white racist gangs shot him to death. 

Accused killer; Travis McMichael told the police that the victim Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man jogging was “trapped like a rat.” before he and his alleged white racist gangs shot him to death. 

by AfroWorldNews

A Georgia prosecutor asked Travis McMichael in his second day on the stand at his murder trial on Thursday about apparent inconsistencies in his accounts of pursuing and fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man running through a mostly white area.

McMichael, 35, is one of three white men on trial for the killing of 25-year-old Arbery in their neighborhood of Satilla Shores near the coastal city of Brunswick on Feb. 23, 2020. Prosecutors and relatives say Arbery was an avid runner jogging in a neighborhood a couple of miles from his home.

McMichael began testifying on Wednesday after prosecutors from the Cobb County district attorney’s office rested their case. He told jurors he only wanted to ask Arbery what he had been doing in the neighborhood that day after recognizing him as the man seen walking around a nearby construction site.

“I just killed a man,” he said. “I had blood on me still. It was the most traumatic event of my life.”

“You’re telling this jury you’re all confused and you can’t get your facts straight when you’re telling the police why you shot and killed a man?” Dunikoski asked.

“I’ve never been through a situation like that,” he said.

The younger McMichael said he tried to be calm when calling out to Arbery during the chase. Dunikoski contrasted that with the more aggressive language his father used recounting events to the police how they trapped Arbery “like a rat.”

Dunikoski pointed to a part of a map illustrating the chase.

“You stop, you get out and yelled, ‘Stop! Stop!’ That’s when your father yelled at him, ‘Stop or I’ll blow your fucking head off?'”

McMichael said he not think so.

“I mean, you’re standing right there, you heard your father say this, yes?”

“I don’t think I heard it,” McMichael replied.

According to many sources,  the accused killer; Travis McMichael used a racial slur Bryan said McMichael used while standing over Arbery’s body.

As many experts are closely monitoring this modern-day lynching, some legal experts already concluded that selecting an all-white jury was an attempt to deny the victim true justice. one again, the American racist criminal justice system in laid bare before the entire world.

AFRO WORLD NEWS

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