Ahmaud Arbery’s family says he was out for a jog in a Georgia suburb during the afternoon of February 23, 2020, when he was shot and killed by two men. George McMichael and his son, Travis, claimed they believed Arbery was a burglary suspect, and they were trying to make a citizen’s arrest when he tried to grab their gun.
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The incident, which was caught on video by a third man, shows one truck pulling ahead of Arbery, while a second truck follows him from behind. Arbery’s family say they believe what happened was not self-defense, but was cold-blooded murder.
Dr. Phil, who speaks with Arbery’s mother and her attorney, as well as his father and his attorney, on Friday’s episode, discusses Arbery’s body language in the video taken moments before his death.
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“I did not see one single characteristic, trait or behavior on the part of Ahmaud that was threatening, aggressive, or in any way something that would cause someone to believe that they were in danger,” Dr. Phil says.
Hear more of Dr. Phil’s thoughts in the video above.
On Friday’s episode, Ahmaud’s parents speak out. Hear what they say about their son’s death and what they want to see happen in the case. Check here to see where you can watch.