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'God is good': Ahmaud Arbery's family reacts to verdict

Arbery's parents praised the prosecution and supporters who joined the family in their fight for justice for their son.

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Video above: Ahmaud Arbery's mother reacts to verdict

All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery have been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice.

The convictions for Greg McMichael, son Travis McMichael and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan came after jurors deliberated for about 10 hours.

Video below: 'Today is a good day' Ahmaud Arbery's father reacts to jury convicting son's killers


Arbery's parents appeared alongside civil rights stalwarts outside the courthouse following the verdict. They praised the prosecution and supporters who joined the family in their fight for justice for their son.

Introduced by the Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights attorneys S. Lee Merritt and Ben Crump, Arbery's parents, Wanda Cooper-Jones and Marcus Arbery, heartily thanked the crowd. Ahmaud Arbery can now rest in peace, Cooper-Jones said.

Video below: Supporters, family, attorneys speak after Ahmaud Arbery verdict


"I just want to say thank you guys," she said. "It's been a long fight. It's been a hard fight, but God is good. ... I never thought this day would come, but God is good, and I just want to tell everybody thank you, thank you for those who marched, those who prayed."

Added Marcus Arbery, "I want to give all glory to God because that's who made all this possible. ... It's not one side did this. God put us all together to make this happen."

The Associated Press and CNN contributed to this report.