Georgia prosecutors said Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was “chased, hunted down and ultimately executed,” and that the white man who shot him was heard saying racial slurs over his body.

The prosecution laid out its case at a preliminary hearing at the Glynn County courthouse Thursday, detailing how three white men—Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis McMichael, 34, and William Bryan Jr., 50—pursued Mr. Arbery while he was running outside Brunswick, Ga., in February.

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