The man whose video recording of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in connection with the case.
The GBI announced the arrest of William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., 50, on charges of felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment charges on Thursday. He will be booked into the Glynn County Jail.
Bryan's video of the Feb. 23 of Arbery began circulating on social media last month, prompting a national outcry and the involvement of the GBI in the investigation. Multiple district attorneys have recused themselves in the case, and it is now being prosecuted by the Cobb County District Attorney's Office.
Gregory and Travis McMichael, who were seen in the video chasing Arbery and shooting him in a roadway were previously arrested on murder charges. GBI agents executed a search warrant on the McMichael's home on Tuesday.