Seven shock details in murder of American tourist Bakari Henderson, 22, who was beaten to death by a mob over a selfie

SHOCK details have emerged in the murder of American tourist Bakari Henderson, who was beaten to death by a mob over a selfie.

Henderson was on vacation in Zakynthos, Greece in July 2017 to shoot photos for his new clothing line when the incident occurred.

No one has been convicted in Henderson's murder.

But now, nearly five years later, a retrial could finally lead to a conviction in the shocking case.

Incident was over a selfie

Henderson reportedly was out in the village of Laganas with friends the night of the incident.

A waitress allegedly took a selfie with Henderson, who was the only Black man in the group.

A man who saw the selfie being captured approached Henderson and the waitress and exchanged words before punching the man.

Henderson was then chased out of the bar and quickly surrounded by other men, according to reports.

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Attack captured on surveillance footage

The entire attack was captured on surveillance footage.

During the attack, the group is shown beating Henderson against a car, and then again on the ground.

Dead in 30 seconds

The group of attackers beat Henderson and left him lying motionless in the street.

He was dead less than 30 seconds after being surrounded by the mob.

None found guilty of murder

In 2018, nine of the people accused of attacking Henderson were tried.

Six were charged with intentional homicide.

In Greece, this charge carries a life sentence.

However, they were not convicted of murder. Instead, the six were found guilty of assault.

Family having to go through retrial

The prosecutor in the original trial ordered a retrial on the same charges.

However, it has been delayed by more than two years due to the Covid pandemic.

It's now set to begin on February 21, 2022.

Henderson's parents will return to Greece for the retrial.

He was in Greece to launch his clothing line

Henderson was on the Greek island to shoot photos for his clothing line.

He had brought samples of his clothing with him and was working with models during the trip.

Picked up by Amazon after his death

In the aftermath of Henderson's death, his clothing line has taken off.

His parents started Bakari Luxury Sportswear as a way to honor their son after his death.

They reportedly found Henderson's journal after his death, which outlined plans and sketches for his clothing line, and were able to launch the line.

Amazon recently picked up Bakari Luxury Sportswear to be featured as a Black-owned small business store.

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