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Gregory McMichael biography: 13 things about Brunswick, Georgia man


Gregory Johns McMichael is a white man from Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, United States. His nickname is Greg.

McMichael is a former police officer. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. Aside from Brunswick, he has lived in other parts of Georgia including Scottdale.
  2. One of his neighbors in Brunswick is William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., who is 14 years younger than him.
  3. He is 3 years older than his wife Allison Leigh Hunt McMichael.
  4. From 1982 to 1989, he worked as a Glynn County Police Department officer.
  5. In 1986, Leigh gave birth to their son Travis James McMichael.
  6. In 1990, Leigh gave birth to their daughter Lindsay J. McMichael.
  7. From 1995 to 2019, he worked as an investigator for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office.
  8. On February 23, 2020, he and Travis used their white pickup truck to chase their fellow Brunswick resident Ahmaud Marquez Arbery, then 25, who was jogging at the intersection of Satilla Drive and Holmes Road in Brunswick. Armed with a .357 Magnum revolver, he stood nearby in the truck bed as his son fatally shot Arbery. Bryan recorded the incident. Later that day, his daughter Lindsay took to Snapchat to share a photo of Arbery’s dead body because she was a “true crime fan,” she told The Sun.
  9. On May 7, 2020, he and Travis were arrested, booked into the Glynn County Jail in Dock Junction, Georgia and each charged with murder and aggravated assault.
  10. In April 2021, a federal grand jury indicted him, Travis and Bryan each with interference with rights and attempted kidnapping. He and his son were also indicted with separate counts of using firearms during a crime of violence. A trial in federal court was set for February 7, 2022.
  11. On November 24, 2021, he, Travis and Bryan were found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Arbery.
  12. Represented by Laura Hogue, he was 65 years old when he was found guilty on November 24, 2021 of false imprisonment, criminal attempt to commit a felony, two counts of aggravated assault and four counts of felony murder but not guilty of malice murder.
  13. On February 22, 2022, a jury made up of one Hispanic person, three black people and eight white people convicted him, Travis and Bryan of violating Arbery’s civil rights and targeting Arbery because Arbery was black and of attempted kidnapping. He and Travis were found guilty of using a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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