Man who Recorded the Murder of a Georgian Black Man Arrested
William “Roddie” Bryant, who recorded the brutal killing of Ahmaud Arbery has been arrested and charged with “felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment.”
Williams's arrest on Thursday confirms earlier reports that more arrests linked to the murder of Ahmaud was eminent. William, 50, is said to have captured the incident live on his phone but has refused he was part of the crime.
The gruesome video depicts the gory last moment of a young black man, 26 shot and killed by two white men- a man and his son. More revelations about his arrest would be made Friday in a press briefing by the Georgian Bureau for Investigation (GBI).
This wave of arrests is coming two months late since Ahmaud was slain on February 23. It is thanks to William's video made public that Georgian Authorities launched investigations into his killings and started making arrests.
Bryant’s attorney, Kevin Gough has categorically denied his client’s involvement in the crime. In a statement on Monday, he said, “he (William “Roddie” Bryant)” is not a vigilante” and did not participate in the “horrific killing of this young man.”
According to him, “Bryant has committed no crime and bears no criminal responsibility in the death of Ahmaud Arbery.”
The Attorney to the family of Ahmaud earlier on was very apprehensive of the role played by Willian Bryant in the death of Ahmaud. According to him, the recording of the killing of Ahmaud must have been a well-planned and coordinated action.