William “Roddie” Bryan, the man who recorded the video of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing, has been arrested for his murder.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation just announced the arrest, saying Bryan’s been hit with charges of felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment.
The GBI says the charges stem from the February 23 incident that resulted in Arbery’s death. Bryan will be booked into the Glynn County Jail.
As we reported … Roddie claimed he was simply a witness to the slaying and had zero involvement with what went down between Arbery and the 2 men previously arrested for his murder — Gregory and Travis McMichael.
Bryan said after his video leaked online that he was fearful for his life and was receiving death threats.
The GBI said Bryan and his video were under investigation, and he was initially named in the police report for allegedly trying to block Ahmaud during the chase while he was jogging. Bryan denied any involvement, though.
As we told you … Arbery’s family and legal team strongly believed Bryan was involved in the incident, along with the McMichaels, and wants him to face justice.
Authorities say Bryan was cutting off Arbery while Travis and Gregory McMichael were chasing Ahmaud.
According to new docs, Bryan “did attempt to confine and detain Ahmaud Arbery without legal authority, by attempting to confine …” adding, Bryan was “utilizing his vehicle on multiple occasions during the above time frame, with the intention of confining and detaining Arbery.”
So, the felony is false imprisonment, and if such a felony results in someone’s murder, that person can be charged with felony murder.
They all need to go to jail. Period.