Father and son get life for hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery's killing


The white father and son responsible for the killing of ahmaud Arbery a black man in Georgia get life in prison for committing a federal hate crime It's the same sentence Greg and Travis mcmichael got from the state for killing Arbery the federal crime penalties largely symbolic still Arbery's parents say it's another victory The judge said it's not lost on the court It was the kind of trial Arbery did not get before he was shot and killed The mcmichaels wanted to serve their time in a federal prison saying they felt threatened in a state facility but were denied They told police they suspected Arbery was a burglar when they chased him in a pickup and Travis mcmichael shot him with neighbor William roddy Bryan filming

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