Today marks the two-year anniversary of the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On Feb. 26, 2012, the high schooler was gunned down by George Zimmerman who was at the time a volunteer neighborhood watch captain.
UPDATE: Zimmerman saved an entire family, versus one person, the Washington Post reports. George Zimmerman is out of hiding. Sort of. The formerly accused murderer was acquitted in the shooting of Trayvon Martin two weeks ago, and fell off the radar only to come back with a news headline of a different kind.
Prosecutor Bernie De la Rionda delivered closing statements in the George Zimmerman trail Thursday (July 11). Giving two-hours worth of information in a final push to get the accused killer convicted for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the veteran prosecutor called Zimmerman a “liar” who “killed his only eyewitness.”
Trayvon Martin was still alive after being fatally shot by George Zimmerman last February. In graphic testimony Friday (July 5), Dr. Shiping Bao —the assistant medical examiner who performed the autopsy– confirmed that the teen was unable to move once hit; directly disputing his accused killer’s recount that Martin uttered words of surrender, after being […]
George Zimmerman will face an all female jury in the second-degree murder case for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Jury selection started last week.
Trayvon Martin’s recording of a fight with a homeless man was originally misinterpreted by the defense team of the teen’s accused killer. Mike O’Mara, lead lawyer for George Zimmerman, posted online Sunday (June 2) that he wrongfully accused Martin of being involved in the scuffle.
“THE SAD FACT IS IF YOU DON’T HAVE MONEY, YOU CANNOT DEFEND YOURSELF. GOD BLESS AND GOOD LUCK,” reads the statement in all caps on George Zimemrman’s lawyer’s website Wednesday (May 29). Lead defense attorney Mike O’Mara posted the message, left by a $40 donator, revealing that the 29-year-old is in need of more money to fight […]
With just a few weeks before his second degree murder trail is set to begin, George Zimmerman’s defense team has hit another barrier. Earlier today (May 28) a judge barred the admission of Trayvon Martin’s text messages, social media posts, and other records during the trial.
A Florida judge will hold a hearing today to discuss jury selection in George Zimmerman’s second degree murder trail. Earlier in the month, lawyers for Zimmerman unsuccessfully argued to have the trail date pushed back, which the judge found unnecessary.
Lawyers for George Zimmerman filed a motion to delay the start of his second-degree murder trial Wednesday (Jan. 30), on grounds that they need more time to prepare. Zimmerman’s legal team claims that prosecutors haven’t been expedicious with the evidence needed to build a defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
A Florida judge gave George Zimmerman’s lawyers access to Trayvon Martin’s personal information, including school and social media records, Friday (Oct. 19). Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that Zimmerman’s defense team needs access to the information to determine whether or not the teen had a history of violence. “I think you’re entitled to those records,” […]
George Zimmerman has decided to drop his “stand your ground” defense in the February shooting death of Trayvon Martin. According to his lawyer, Mike O’Mara, further review of the case helped them reach the conclusion that traditional self-defense would be more appropriate. “The facts don’t seem to support a `stand your ground’ defense,” O’Mara said […]