The Georgia lawyer basic is pledging to probe the handling of Ahmaud Arbery’s homicide, in accordance to a report.
Lawyer Basic Chris Carr stated he would look “into how the case was dealt with from the outset.”
“The household, the neighborhood, and the state of Georgia deserve solutions. We’d like to know precisely what occurred, and we will likely be working tirelessly with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Brunswick neighborhood and others to discover these solutions,” Carr stated in an announcement to the Washington Put up.
Peter Murphy, the commissioner of Glynn County the place Arbery was killed, stated he additionally plans to name for an investigation into how prosecutors and police businesses dealt with the case.
The unarmed Arbery, 25, who was black, was jogging on Feb. 23 when he was shot in a scuffle with Gregory McMichael, 64, and Travis McMichael, 34, who approached him of their pickup truck.
The daddy and son weren’t arrested till Thursday, once they have been charged with homicide in Arbery’s dying. The arrest got here solely after video of the shooting was made public and ignited an outcry.
The Glynn County district lawyer can also be disputing accusations that her workplace prevented law enforcement officials from arresting anybody the day of the shooting.
Jackie Johnson stated “no Assistant District Lawyer within the workplace directed any Glynn County police officer not to make an arrest,” in accordance to the Atlanta Journal-Structure.