Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrests man who recorded shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

A timeline of the Ahmaud Arbery investigation

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested the man who shot the cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery being shot and killed.

William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., 50, has been charged with felony murder and criminal contempt to commit false imprisonment.

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These charges stem from the February 23 incident that resulted in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, GBI said. Bryan will be booked into the Glynn County Jail.

Bryan recorded confrontation that led to Arbery’s shooting death. After the May 7 murder arrests of father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael in connection with the shooting, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced that Bryan was also under investigation.

This case is being investigated in partnership with District Attorney Joyette Holmes of the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office.

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