Zimmerman Delays Filing For New Bond Hearing
Get Breaking News First
ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — The man charged with killing Trayvon Martin will stay put in jail for a while longer after the attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer delayed his request for a new bond hearing Tuesday.
George Zimmerman’s attorney announced on his legal team’s website that he would put off filing a new bond motion. He offered no further explanation.
No one immediately returned a phone call to attorney Mark O’Mara’s office.
O’Mara says a new bond hearing won’t take place for several weeks — during which time Zimmerman will stay in jail.
Zimmerman returned to jail on Sunday, two days after his $150,000 bond was revoked. Prosecutors say Zimmerman and his wife misled a judge about how much money they had to put up for the bond.
Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder and has pleaded not guilty.
(TM and © Copyright 2012 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)