The U.S. Department of Justice is reported to now be investigating the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery as a possible hate crime.
White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor of PBS NewsHour tweeted:
Confirmed: DOJ is officially investigating shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery as a possible hate crime, according to Arbery's family's attorney. US Attorney met w/ the parents Thurs & told them DOJ also investigating county & state response for possible equal protection violations.
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) May 25, 2020
Previous Boing Boing posts on the killing of Ahmaud Arbury are here.