Man accused of Ahmaud Arbery murder checked body for a gun, but found none, jury hears

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By Rich McKay and Jonathan Allen BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) -One of the men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in a southern Georgia suburb in 2020 bloodied himself as he examined the Black jogger’s body, looking in vain for a weapon, a police officer told a court on Tuesday. Gregory McMichael, 65, is one of three white men on trial for the killing of Arbery, 25, who they say they suspected may have been fleeing a crime when they pursued him in vehicles, cornered him and shot him on a street in their mostly white neighborhood. Arbery’s family and their supporters say he was targeted because he w…

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