By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com
Published: 16:22 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 16:22 BST, 6 October 2020
Georgia prosecutors want to use 'racial' Facebook posts and text messages that contained 'a ton of filth including the N word' as evidence against three men charged in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Court documents filed by prosecutors in Glynn County on Friday say Gregory and Travis McMichael and their neighbor William 'Roddie' Bryan Jr each shared 'racial' material.
They want to use the messages and posts as 'proof of motive', The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The McMichaels have been jailed since they were arrested on murder charges in May, more than two months after 25-year-old Arbery was fatally shot while running in their neighborhood outside of Brunswick. Bryan Jr, who shot the video, was also charged with murder after joining the pursuit.
Travis McMichael is said to have a shared a 'racial highway video Facebook post,' 'a racial Johnny Rebel Facebook post' and a racial text message in 2019.
His father Gregory is accused of sharing an 'Identity Dixie