DOJ Files Hate Crime Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Killing

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DOJ Files Hate Crime Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Killing
Arbery was a Black man killed last year while out for a jog after three White men followed him and confronted him.
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The Justice Department has announced hate crime charges against three men in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.

Arbery, a Black man who was killed last year while out for a jog after three White men followed him and confronted him – in what they claimed was a citizen's arrest.

The three men now face federal hate crime and kidnapping charges.

All three have also been charged with murder, aggregated assault and other charges in a separate state proceeding.