Arbery’s mother grateful for guilty verdicts

Ahmaud Arbery's mother reflected on the outcome of a trial in which her son's killers were convicted. He was surrounded and shot two years ago by three men who believed he was behind a string of burglaries.


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November 26, 2021 - 10:02 AM

Ahmaud Arbery's mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, is hugged by a supporter after the jury convicted Travis McMichael in the trial of McMichael, his father, Greg McMichael, and neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Brunswick, Georgia. Greg McMichael and his son, Travis, and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan, were charged with the death of Ahmaud Arbery and convicted of murder in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice. Photo by (Stephen B. Morton/Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

Ahmaud Arbery’s mother is grateful for the guilty verdicts reached in her son’s murder trial.

Wanda Cooper-Jones reflected on the outcome on Thanksgiving Day, nearly two years after Arbery was gunned down in an affluent, mostly white Georgia suburb.

“My family and I are really, really thankful for the verdict we got yesterday,” she said in an interview with “Good Morning America” on Thursday.

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