“It really breaks my heart…” Mother of Ahmaud Arbery speaks out about protests

“It really breaks my heart…” Mother of Ahmaud Arbery speaks out about protests
BRUNSWICK, GA - MAY 09: Jasmine Arbery, sister of Ahmaud Arbery (R), and Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud's mother, comfort one another while people gather to honor Ahmaud at Sidney Lanier Park on May 9, 2020 in Brunswick, Georgia. Arbery was shot and killed while jogging in the nearby Satilla Shores neighborhood on February 23. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images) (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

ATLANTA — The mother of murdered jogger Ahmaud Arbery is now speaking out about this weekend’s protests across the country.

“It really breaks my heart that it’s come to this. The rioting. I truly understand where they’re coming from because black lives are being lost, and they’re being lost for no reason,” Wanda Cooper-Jones said.

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Three men are charged with murder for shooting and killing the 25-year-old in Brunswick in February. One of the men recorded the video of the shooting.

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