Prosecution rests case in Ahmaud Arbery murder trial after eight days and 23 witnesses

Prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the trial of three Georgia men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a black man they allegedly cornered and gunned down when he jogged through a predominantly white neighborhood.

The state called 23 witnesses during eight days of testimony, ending with the medical examiner who performed the autopsy on Arbery’s body and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s lead detective in the case.

The jury was shown graphic close-up photos of Arbery’s injuries, which included large abrasions to his face caused by falling face down in the street after being shot a third time.

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