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A jury will soon weigh in on Travis McMichael's testimony over the death of Ahmaud Arbery

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Closing arguments are set to begin Monday in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's murder now that the defense has rested its case.

Three white men — Travis McMichael, his father Greg McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan — are accused of chasing down the 25-year-old Black man in their trucks last year while Arbery was jogging in a neighborhood in Georgia and killing him.

Travis McMichael testified in his own defense this week. During cross-examination, Travis McMichael revealed that Arbery didn't say a word to him before he pulled out his shotgun and that Arbery was unarmed.

Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks with WABE's Lisa Hagen for more on the latest.

This segment aired on November 19, 2021.

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