Feb. 23 declared ‘Ahmaud Arbery Day’ in Ga
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Feb. 23 will now be known as ‘The Ahmaud Arbery Day’ in Georgia.
According to a tweet, from Attorney Ben Crump Georgia passed a resolution to recognize the day of Arbery’s passing.
Arbery was chased down and killed by three men while jogging in Glynn County, Ga.
The three men were convicted last fall of killing Ahmaud Arbery and are now on trial in federal court for hate crimes.
A hate crimes law was passed last year in Georgia after the passing of Arbery.
A virtual run will take place to honor Arbery by running 2.23 miles on Feb. 23.
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